Ham and Cheese Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe

Ham and Cheese Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe

How To Make Ham and Cheese Salad with Homemade Ranch Dressing

Make use of leftover ham in a new way by making this ham and cheese salad. It’s served with a homemade ranch dressing that adds so much flavor to the dish.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 2cupsham,shredded or cubed
  • 4largeeggs,peeled and sliced, hard boiled
  • 24oziceberg lettuce blend
  • ¾cupmozzarella cheese
  • ¾cupcheddar cheese,(medium or mild )

For Homemade Ranch Dressing:

  • ½cupmayonnaise
  • ½cupsour cream
  • ½cupbuttermilk,then more as needed
  • tbspfresh Italian parsley,finely chopped
  • tbspfresh chives,chopped
  • ½tsponion powder
  • 1clovegarlic,(1 tsp), minced
  • ½tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • ¼tspsalt


Ranch Dressing:

  1. Whisk together all dressing ingredients in a medium mixing bowl. Add additional buttermilk if needed 1 tablespoon at a time to reach desired consistency (it should be somewhat thick, not very runny). Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


  1. Divide lettuce among 4 large salad bowls. Top with ham and cheese.

  2. Add one sliced egg to each salad. Drizzle with ranch and serve immediately after adding dressing.


  • Calories: 826.48kcal
  • Fat: 65.27g
  • Saturated Fat: 24.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 16.85g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.87g
  • Fiber: 2.28g
  • Sugar: 6.46g
  • Protein: 44.82g
  • Cholesterol: 348.95mg
  • Sodium: 2011.66mg
  • Calcium: 589.04mg
  • Potassium: 838.99mg
  • Iron: 2.93mg
  • Vitamin A: 351.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.44mg
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