Ham and melon salad with walnuts

Enjoyable Ham and melon salad with walnuts Recipe

Once Christmas day’s over, put leftovers to good use with imaginative dishes that reinvent Christmas ingredients.
Ham and melon salad with walnuts
Prep Time : 0:20 | Cook Time : 0:05 | Total Time : 0:25 | Serving : 4 person.


  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • 80ml (1/3 cup) extra virgin olive oil

  • 400g leg ham, thickly sliced

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 100g (1 cup) walnuts, roasted, half finely chopped, half left whole

  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1/4 rockmelon, peeled, cut into thin slices

  • 1 baby cos lettuce, leaves separated

  • 50g parmesan, shaved

  • 1/2 loaf crusty bread, thinly sliced, toasted


  • Step 1

    Combine mustard, honey and 1 tablespoon oil in a bowl, then brush over ham on both sides. In a separate bowl, whisk together remaining 60ml (1/4 cup) oil, vinegar and chopped walnuts.

  • Step 2

    Layer onion, rockmelon, lettuce, parmesan and bread on a plate.

  • Step 3

    Preheat a chargrill pan or barbecue to medium–high. Cook ham, in 2 batches, for 1 minute each side or until lightly charred and warmed through. Tear into large pieces and tuck into salad.

  • Step 4

    Drizzle with walnut dressing and scatter with remaining walnuts to serve.

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