A Crispy Country Classic: Country Ham Salad

If you’re looking for a mouthwatering and appetite-busting salad full of flavor and texture, look no further than country ham salad. This savory salad has rustic roots and a cultural influence that delights the palate with every bite. Rich, salty ham, crunchy pickles, and creamy mayonnaise collide in this classic crowd pleaser. Plus, this dish is easy to make and perfect for any occasion.


  • 500g diced country ham
  • 3 large gherkin pickles, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 100g mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, mix together all of the ingredients until combined.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

This country ham salad is a delicious alternative to the usual lunch time options and is guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family. The salty ham is the perfect complement to the sweet pickles, and the mayonnaise binds it all together. No matter what ingredients you choose to add, the result is a dish that’s bursting with flavor.

If you’re looking for a similar recipe with a different twist, try my crispy bacon and avocado salad. The bacon adds a welcome crunch and the creamy avocado adds a touch of richness and creaminess. With flavors like these, your lunchtime just got a whole lot better!