Go Back
Blackberry Ham Salad

Blackberries, Blue Cheese & Ham Salad {Homemade Dressing}

A heavenly combination of flavors and textures with homemade blue cheese dressing.
No ratings yet

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.