Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Skinny Ham Salad
Finely chopped cooked ham mixed with onion, mustard, mango chutney, light mayonnaise and non-fat Greek Yogurt combined to make a yummy skinny ham salad.
Ham salad is one of my favorite ways to use up the leftover bits from a baked ham.
It makes a great sandwich filling for rye bread or small rolls or a tasty topping for crackers and cucumber slices, which is the way I enjoyed it for lunch today.
Skinny on Skinny Ham Salad
The inspiration for this skinny ham salad recipe comes from The Fannie Farmer Cookbook, my go-to cookbook when I’m seeking old-fashioned comfort.
I lightened it up by using a combination of light mayonnaise and non-fat Greek yogurt in place of the full fat mayo called for, with good results.
According to my calculations each 1/4-cup serving has 73 calories, *2 Weight Watchers PointsPlus, *2 SmartPoints, *2 WW Freestyle SmartPoints.
Skinny Ham Salad Spread Recipe Variations:
spicier: mix the 1 cup chopped ham with 1 tablespoon light mayo, 2 tablespoons non-fat Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish, and 1 tablespoon mustard instead of the ingredients specified above
sweet & tangy: substitute 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish for the 1 tablespoon chutney and omit the mustard
Watch Betty demonstrate how she makes her own version of country ham salad spread:
If you like this easy recipe for lightened up ham salad spread, be sure to check out my other Weight Watchers friendly recipes, including Healthy Chicken Salad with Cranberries & Apple, Crunchy Tuna Salad, Easy Chicken Salad with Chutney, Creamy Ham & Potato Soup Made Lighter and Pasta Salad with Ham & Peas
Skinny Ham Salad Recipe
- 1 cup chopped cooked ham
- 1 tablespoon grated onion
- 2 teaspoons mustard
- 1 tablespoon chutney (such as Major Grey's)
- 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons plain non-fat Greek yogurt
- Place the ham in a food processor, or blender, and pulse until finely chopped.
- Add the remaining ingredients and pulse to combine.
- Place the spread in a covered container, and chill.
- Enjoy as a sandwich filling or topping for cucumber slices, party rye bread slices or crackers.
Recipe adapted from The Fannie Farmer Cookbook
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
Here’s another version of easy ham salad:
More Skinny Ham Recipes You might Like:
Ham, Asparagus & Cheese Melt (SkinnyKitchen)
Country Potato Salad with Ham (LaaLoosh)
Chopped Broccoli, Ham & Swiss Mason Jar Salad (OrganizeYourselfSkinny)
Ham, Mango Chutney & Pecan Tea Sandwiches (Cookin’Canuck)
Cauliflower Fried “Rice” with Leftover Ham (SkinnyTaste)
Ham & Cheese Twists (EmilyBites)
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