Even if you don't have leftover ham from Easter, you can whip up this speedy salad recipe using purchased ham. Thanks to the meat, eggs, and cheese, this main-dish salad is loaded with 32 grams of protein!




  • Whisk together 1/3 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup malt or cider vinegar, 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill, 1 Tbsp. capers, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Add one 10-oz. container grape tomatoes halved; let stand 15 minutes.

    On a platter arrange 6 cups torn iceberg lettuce, 6 oz. cooked ham cut into strips, 1 cup shredded cooked chicken, 4 oz. cubed cheddar cheese, four halved hard-boiled eggs, and eight slices toasted party rye bread. Spoon on tomatoes and dressing. Serves 4.

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*Toasting bread

Party rye slices are too small for most toasters, so use a broiler on high to toast. Place cut bread pieces on a baking sheet; broil 4 inches from the heat for 3 minutes until toasted, turning once.

Nutrition Facts

521 calories, 36 g fat (10 g saturated fat, 4 g polyunsaturated fat, 19 g monounsaturated fat), 271 mg cholesterol, 1214 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 32 g protein.