Chopped Salad With Ham and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Chopped Salad With Ham and Balsamic Vinaigrette

This delicious chopped salad with ham is loaded with flavor and texture. And it's hearty enough to enjoy as a supper salad on a hot summer evening.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Heat the butter or vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the diced ham and cook, stirring, until browned. Remove the pan and allow to cool.
  2. Step 2

    In a large bowl combine the cooled ham with the chopped lettuce, onion, radish, pecans, chickpeas , cucumber, tomato, cheese, and parsley; toss to mix well.
  3. Step 3

    In a jar or container, combine the balsamic vinegar and mustard. Gradually whisk in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Step 4

    Arrange the salad on individual salad plates on a bed of tortilla chips, if desired, with the vinaigrette on the side.