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Ham Salad Croissants

Folks always enjoy this crunchy, full-flavored ham salad. It's a favorite sandwich at church dinners and family gatherings, and a great use for leftover ham. —Jo Riley, Hart, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 3 cups ground fully cooked ham
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 8 green onions, chopped
  • 1/3 cup unsalted sunflower kernels
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped dill pickle
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ranch salad dressing mix
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 8 croissants, split


  • In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, pimientos, salad dressing mix, pepper and parsley. Pour over ham mixture; toss to coat. Serve on lettuce-lined croissants.

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  • BobeeLou
    Mar 20, 2013

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  • JulieMarae
    Apr 3, 2011

    These are quite good! I did add an extra 2 T of mayo to them because they were a little dry but overall a very good ham salad! Thanks for the recipe!

  • watrosue000
    Jul 12, 2009

    I've made this recipe many times and even my husband who doesn't like care much for ham likes it. Very good!!

  • MayVokaty
    May 12, 2009

    Oh my goodness, this is the BEST ham salad I've ever had in my life!

  • denisewilcox
    Apr 10, 2009


  • keynote
    Apr 9, 2009

    This sounds like it would be a good way to use up your left over ham from your large family dinners! keynote

  • magnetqueen
    Apr 9, 2009

    sounds yummy

  • jamesandannie
    Apr 29, 2008

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