Ham and Shell Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Ham and Shell Salad Recipe
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Ham and Shell Salad

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"A variation from the traditional macaroni or pasta salad."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    11 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 20 mins

Directions

  1. Fill a pot with lightly-salted water and bring to a boil. Stir in the shell pasta and cook until the pasta is tender but firm to the bite, about 11 minutes; drain.
  2. Stir the peas, ham, Cheddar cheese, onion, mayonnaise, vegetable oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; add the cooked pasta and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour, or until completely chilled, before serving.
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Jun 30, 2009

My kids really like this salad. I do add a little finely chopped red onion, and if the shredded cheddar cheese is on sale I do use that, (not a big deal to swap out for the cubed cheese) and sometimes to save time I also use a bottled salad dressing. My youngest daughter really likes this with bacon ranch salad dressing!!!

 
Aug 11, 2009

This was a good salad, although on the dry side. There's really not much to the dressing. I could see the benefit of using a bottled salad dressing (I like the idea of the bacon ranch!). We did enjoy it and it's very light.

 
Jun 08, 2009

Very good recipe, will make again.

 
Aug 31, 2011

This is a great basic pasta salad! Although, I did omit the oil and lemon juice. I also did not add salt as there would be plenty of salt from the ham. Other than that, it was delicious!

 
Jan 05, 2011

I used macaroni, 2 tbs. ranch dressing, and equal parts olive oil mayo and reduced fat sour cream and omitted the oil for the sauce base for this recipe. I did NOT add SALT because the HAM has plenty. I substituted white pepper and a dash of cayenne for the black pepper. YUM! It's dishes like this that I end up eating most of and NOT taking for a pot luck.

 
Aug 23, 2010

Everyone in my family enjoyed this recipe. The second time I made it with ring pasta, and we liked that even better than the shells. I used shredded cheese for the convenience.

 
Jan 20, 2010

Very good and easy

 
Mar 10, 2013

This was a nice base. I didn't have any peas so I used green onions for color and added chopped hard boiled egg.I didn't measure any ingredients but I know I used a ton more mayo than called for.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 365 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 19.6 g
  • 30%
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • 20%
  • Protein
  • 16.2 g
  • 32%
  • Sodium
  • 672 mg
  • 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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