Ham and Cheddar Pasta Salad

Ham and Cheddar Pasta Salad


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About this recipe: A deliciously different salad, which is made by tossing pasta with peas, ham and Cheddar in a mayonnaise-based dressing. Enjoy as a side dish or pop into packed lunches.


Serves: 6 

  • 225g medium pasta shells
  • 285g frozen peas, thawed
  • 115g sandwich ham, diced
  • 130g diced Cheddar cheese
  • 4 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:11min  ›  Extra time:1hr cooling  ›  Ready in:1hr21min 

  1. Fill a pot with lightly-salted water and bring to the boil. Stir in the pasta and cook until the pasta is tender but firm to the bite, about 11 minutes; drain.
  2. Stir the peas, ham, Cheddar cheese, onion, mayonnaise, vegetable oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a large bowl; add the cooked pasta and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour or until completely chilled, before serving.

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