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Blackberries, Blue Cheese & Ham Salad {Homemade Dressing}

A refreshing salad that’s full of flavor.

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This wonderful salad has so much flavor going on.

A little sweet, a little savory then repeat.

There are fresh blackberries, dried cranberries, crumbled blue cheese, Black Forest ham, shelled edamame, and some vegetables for a crunch and its all served over mixed greens.

Also, this recipe includes a delicious homemade blue cheese salad dressing.

Here are more salads with homemade dressings you may like “Chinese Chicken Salad with Dressing“, “Roasted Beet and Blueberry Salad with Mustard Dressing” and “Salami Caprese Pasta Salad with Balsamic Dressing“.

Enjoy this salad for lunch, dinner, as a side dish or even a colorful appetizer.

Let’s check out the ingredients.

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For the Salad – mixed greens, Black Forest ham, carrots, cucumbers, shelled edamame, blackberries, dried cranberries, and crumbled blue cheese

For the Blue Cheese Dressing – mayonnaise, milk, pepper, crumbled blue cheese, and not pictured; salt, lemon juice, and onion powder

printable recipe with the measurements and instructions is located at the bottom of this post.

Here’s how to make it.

For the Salad:

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Add the mixed greens to a platter or individual serving plates.

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Next top the greens with the carrots,

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shelled edamame…

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which is a great freezer pantry item to have on hand for salads,

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and snacks too.

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Then add the cucumbers.

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Next roll the slices of ham together in one big roll and slice the ham widthwise in thin strips.

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Add the ham on top of the salad.

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Then top with the dried cranberries,

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…crumbled blue cheese and blackberries.

Set aside in the refrigerator to chill while making the dressing.

For the Blue Cheese Dressing:

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In a small bowl add the mayonnaise, milk, lemon juice, salt, pepper, onion powder and blue cheese.

Whisk together.

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Just before serving, drizzle the blue cheese dressing on the salad…

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…and…

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…enjoy.

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More Salad Recipes You May Like:

Spinach and Nectarine Salad with Orange Citrus Vinaigrette

Mango Avocado Shrimp Salad with Toasted Almonds

Baked Salmon and Avocado Salad

Antipasto Salad with Salami

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Blackberry Ham Salad

Blackberries, Blue Cheese & Ham Salad {Homemade Dressing}

A heavenly combination of flavors and textures with homemade blue cheese dressing.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blue Cheese Dressing, Ham Salad, Salad
Servings: 2

Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 2 servings of mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup sliced carrots sliced widthwise
  • 1/4 cup shelled edamame
  • 1/2 cup sliced and quartered hothouse cucumber or a regular cucumber
  • 1/4 pound thinly sliced Black Forest ham Roll the slices of ham together in one big roll and slice the ham widthwise in thin strips.
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 cup fresh whole blackberries

For the Blue Cheese Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 dashes salt
  • 5 dashes ground black pepper
  • 4 dashes onion powder
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

Instructions

For the Salad:

  • To a platter or individual serving plates, add the mixed greens.
  • Top the greens with sliced carrots, shelled edamame and cut pieces of cucumbers.
  • Top the salad with ham, dried cranberries, crumbled blue cheese and blackberries.  Set aside in the refrigerator to chill while making the dressing.

For the Blue Cheese Dressing:

  • In a small bowl add mayonnaise, milk, lemon juice, salt, pepper, onion powder and blue cheese.  Whisk together.
  • Just before serving, drizzle blue cheese dressing on the salad.
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6 Comments

  1. I’m a huge fan of fruit in salads. This looks superb! Can’t wait to try.

  2. This is beautiful and sounds tasty. I like all the flavors.

    We’re having a party at Tumbleweed Contessa today and I’d love it if you shared this with us at What’d You Do This Weekend?

    Wishes for tasty dishes,
    Linda

  3. I just love how colorful it all looks!! Yummy!