Thursday, February 06, 2014

Winter Greens and Ham Salad

Winter Greens and Ham Salad
Winter Greens and Ham Salad
Leftover holiday ham gets a fresh new spin with this winter salad. Each ingredient is available throughout the winter months and the combination of sweet and savory with a crunch is delicious. Change the pecans to any nut you like and alter the sweetness of the dressing with more or less honey.

Winter Greens and Ham Salad
Printable Recipe
Hands-On Time: 15 minutes
Ready In: 15 minutes
Serves: 6


4 cups torn romaine lettuce
2 cups baby arugula
8 ounces cooked ham - leftover preferably cut into thin strips
1 cup jicama strips
1 medium pear cut into thin slices
1/2 cup toasted pecans
1/2 cup bleu cheese crumbles
1 cup orange juice
2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons honey
salt and pepper to taste


1. Toss romaine and arugula together and portion out between 6 plates.
2. Top with ham strips, jicama stips, peear slices, pecans and bleu cheese.
3. Stir together orange juice, balsamic vinegar and honey until well blended. Season with salt and pepper to taste and pour over salads before serving.

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