Linda's Ham Salad Sandwich (Sandwiches) or Finger Rolls

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

These are a big hit around the holidays when having parties or having baby, graduation and wedding showers! This recipe uses left over ham from a smoked shoulder. The flavor is WONDERFUL, and so GOOD! This is a real treat! My gram always made it for us growing up, as she made us smoked shoulder quite often... I always helped her grind the meat, and that I was the "Big Cheese" getting to do that part LOL... Now I just use my blender, and it works like a charm, as long as you don't overload it. You can use chunks of chopped ham in this recipe, but it's not quite as tasty! Try some of my other delicious sandwiches: Linda's Tuna and Olive Sandwich (Sandwiches) or Finger Rolls Linda's Egg Salad Sandwich (Sandwiches) or Finger Rolls Linda's Bean and Mayonnaise Sandwich (Sandwiches)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs smoked ham, shoulder cut off the bone into slices or 2 lbs smoked ham, shoulder cut off the bone into chunks or 2 lbs chopped ham, cut into chunks
  • 12 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 2 tablespoons hot dog relish
  • 1 onion, sliced thin
  • bread or roll, of your choice


  1. Grind the ham shoulder with a meat grinder. You can use a blender for this also, just make sure you don't put in too much at a time.
  2. Put ground meat in a bowl and add mayonnaise, mustard, and relish. Mix well.
  3. Chill until ready to make sandwiches or rolls.
  4. When ready to make sandwiches, put a good amount of meat filling on the roll.
  5. Add a slice of onion, or as much as you want. I love making these with vidalia onions, they are so sweet.
  6. Put the top piece of bread or roll on, and serve.
Most Helpful

This is the best ham salad that I have ever made!! Using smoked ham really adds the flavor. Super Delicious!

Olive* July 15, 2012

We just had a shower for a friend at work and I made this filling and put in finger rolls. Everyone loved them and went back for seconds and thirds. Good thing I tripled the recipe! I am going to try using a couple of ham steaks, and grind them up next time. I bet they will be good too!

FriendlyChefy August 13, 2009

This was absolutely delicious. I used leftover ham as suggested. I also used 1 tbsp honey mustard and 1 tbsp dijon for a bit of extra sweetness.

abraga74 December 19, 2015