Layered Ham Salad

Give taco salad a new twist with ham. With precooked meat, shredded cheese, and a simple mayo dressing, this recipe saves time without compromising great flavor.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Salad

1
bag (10 oz) mixed salad greens
6
medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped (2 cups)
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
2
cups cubed (1/2 inch) cooked ham
1/4
cup chopped red onion
2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)

Dressing

1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup taco sauce
2
tablespoons honey

  • 1 In 5-quart glass salad bowl or 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, spread salad greens.
  • 2 Layer remaining salad ingredients except cheese over greens.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients. Spread dressing evenly over salad. Sprinkle cheese over dressing. Cover; refrigerate up to 3 hours before serving.

Expert Tips

You can choose to serve this make-ahead salad in its layered form or toss it all together just before serving.

If you don't have Mexican cheese blend, use Cheddar, colby or Monterey Jack cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
310),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
34%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
1050mg
1050%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.