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Ham, Artichoke & Tomato Salad

Prep time 20 minutes Cook time 10 minutes

Serves 4 people

This is a great salad to make with left-over Christmas ham.

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Ingredients

  • 350g Australian sliced leg ham off-the-bone, roughly chopped
  • 350g dried shell or penne pasta
  • 280g jar marinated artichokes, drained and halved
  • 350g tomato medley, halved
  • 1 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup Kalamata olives
  • ½ cup small basil leaves

Lemon Dressing

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind

Method

  1. 1.
    Cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted water following packet directions. Drain, refresh in cold water and set aside to dry.
  2. 2.
    To make the lemon dressing, place all ingredients into a screw-top jar. Season with salt and pepper. Shake until well combined.
  3. 3.
    Place cooled pasta into a large bowl. Add ham, artichokes, tomatoes, onion, olives and half the basil. Toss to combine. Drizzle with the dressing and gently toss. Spoon into a serving bowl. Scatter with remaining basil leaves and serve.

General Information

This is a great salad to make with left-over Christmas ham.