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Square overhead photo of a salad in a rustic bowl with ham, cheese, tomato and romaine on a white napkin with thin red stripes.

Ham and Cheese Salad

Easy recipes like this Ham and Cheese Salad are perfect for easy lunches or a casual summer dinner. Finish with a sprinkling of flaky salt and fresh ground black pepper if you like.
Course Main, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword ham
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 525kcal
Author Wendy Polisi



  • 16 ounces Hillshire Farm Uncured Ham Steak cut into ¾-inch cubes
  • 12 ounces chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes quartered


  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • ¾ cup oil I used extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons sweetener of choice I used powdered erythritol
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large bowl, toss the ham, lettuce, cheese, and tomatoes.
  • In a blender combine the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, sweetener, Dijon mustard, and thyme. Season to taste with salt and pepper and process until emulsified.
  • Toss the salad with the desired amount of dressing and serve immediately.


Calories: 525kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 1080mg | Potassium: 452mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5334IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 2mg