Ham and Cheese Pasta Salad

Ham and Cheese Pasta Salad


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About this recipe: This salad has the perfect combination of flavours and textures. Pasta is tossed with ham, spring onions, grapes and Cheddar in a creamy dill dressing. It's the perfect summer salad to be enjoyed anytime of year.


Serves: 8 

  • 75g farfalle (bow-tie) pasta
  • 125ml mayonnaise
  • 125ml soured cream
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 325g seedless green grapes, halved
  • 225g diced ham
  • 50g chopped spring onions
  • 200g mature Cheddar cheese, diced

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:6hr chilling  ›  Ready in:6hr30min 

  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente. Drain and rinse in cold water.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, soured cream, cider vinegar, mustard, sugar, black pepper, dill and salt.
  3. In a large bowl, combine pasta, grapes, ham, spring onions and cheese. Toss with dressing. Cover and chill overnight or for at least 6 hours.

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