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Ham Salad Puffs Recipe

Ham Salad Puffs Recipe

Flecked with pimientos and chives, this fast, flavorful ham salad boasts crunchy pecans, tart pineapple and chewy raisins. A Test Kitchen change-of-pace twist on traditional recipes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups diced fully cooked ham
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained and patted dry
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon diced pimientos, drained
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon ranch salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cream puff shells

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, ranch dressing, sour cream, chives and pepper. Pour over ham mixture and toss gently to coat. Refrigerate until serving. Just before serving, spoon 1/2 cup ham salad into each cream puff shell; replace tops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 524 calories, 38 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 164 mg cholesterol, 1,129 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.