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Ham Salad Recipe

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Grandma Olson (from Nona)


1/2 cup vinegar
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
1 tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp salt
3 eggs
1 tbsp. dry mustard
bottle of Thousand Island Dressing
a little Miracle Whip
or sour cream
1 pkg small shell macaroni cooked
1/2 cup thinly sliced radishes
1/2 (or more) cup grated or shredded carrots
1 cup diced celery
chives or onion to taste
6 or 7 hard boiled eggs, cut up
2-3 cup ham, cut into small cubes

Make a dressing of vinegar, water sugar, flour, salt, eggs and mustard. Add to this cooked mixture, one bottle of Thousand Island Dressing, a little miracle whip or sour cream to taste. Mix with cooked shells or the spiral kind or any you prefer. Add radishes, carrots, celery, chives or onion, hard boiled eggs and ham. Mix well and chill. Serve on lettuce cups if desired.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Note to Nona from Grandma: Another good salad is this one, Ham Salad




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