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Ham and Black Bean Salad



    Ham and Black Bean Salad

    (Published Wednesday, April 4, 2018)

    This recipe makes 6-8 portions.


    • 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
    • 2 cups of ham, diced
    • 1 red pepper, diced
    • 3 plum tomatoes, diced
    • ½ English cucumber, diced
    • 1 cup of celery, diced
    • 1 cup of mini mozzarella balls or diced mozzarella
    • 3/4 cup of your favorite Italian dressing
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 romaine heart, chopped and washed
    • ¼ 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 to 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