Deviled food is just red food that you don’t expect to be red. Normally, that red comes from paprika. This recipe has paprika, but also onion, pear, and pine nuts. The nuts and fruit add crunch, while the ham has to be spreadable. There’s a nice contrast of textures and flavors in this recipe. The afternoon must be celebrated with a delicious ham salad sandwich recipe. This southern-style homemade sandwich is a great addition to an awesome family meal.
This homemade ham spread has delicate but balanced flavors from the different ingredients like onions, spices, mayonnaise, and horseradish spread. It only takes about 15 minutes to make this and create a wonderful and flavorful sandwich that everyone will love. It is also best to prepare the ham spread a night before and put it in the refrigerator to marry all the flavors.
You can add finely diced celery to add crunch to the ham spread. Adding a teaspoon of whole grain mustard would level up the sandwich too. You can use a wide range of sliced of bread for this recipe from French baguette to Whole Wheat Bread Thins. Garnish this ham sandwich with grilled cherry tomatoes, parsley, and dill for an exciting kick.
You can serve this delicious ham salad sandwich as a light lunch and dinner and pair it with chilled rosé wine. Check these food and wine pairing suggestions:
- Provencal Rosé
- Loire Valley Rosé
- Syrah Rosé
- White Zinfandel
- Chiaretto Rosé