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Ham and Bean Salad



    Ham and Bean Salad

    Chef Chris Prosperi makes a ham and bean salad.

    (Published Saturday, May 4, 2019)


    • 1 can of beans-drained and rinsed
    • 2 cups of ham-diced
    • 1 red pepper-diced
    • 3 plum tomatoes-diced
    • 1/2 English cucumber-diced
    • 1 cup celery-diced
    • 1 cup mini mozzarella balls or diced mozzarella
    • 3/4 cup favorite Italian dressing
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 3 cups arugula-chopped and washed
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


    Combine in a large mixing bowl the black beans, diced ham, diced red pepper, diced tomato, diced cucumber, diced celery, and mozzarella.

    Pour in the dressing and mix well.

    Let sit for 15-20 minutes.

    Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

    Place chopped romaine onto a platter and top with the ham salad.

    Garnish with the grated Parmesan cheese.

    The recipe makes 6-8 portions.

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