spinach salad with ham and eggs

spinach salad with ham and eggs

prep time: 20 minutes
cook time: 0 minutes
ready in: 20 minutes

makes: 4 servings, 8 oz. each


  • Juice from one lemon
  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 package (9-10 oz.) fresh spinach
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) diced lean ham
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and sliced
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a large bowl, combine lemon juice, olive oil, mustard, onion and black pepper. Add spinach and toss to combine.
  2. Divide spinach among 4 plates and arrange ham, bell pepper and eggs on top.
  3. Sprinkle with fresh parsley.

Redesign the extra ingredients from Easter dinner for a quick lunch or dinner salad. Top fresh spinach with ham and hard-boiled eggs and add a home-made dressing. Serve with rolls or bread and slice some mangoes for dessert.

Nutrition information per serving: 290 calories, 16g fat, 4g saturated fat, 155mg cholesterol, 210mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 3g sugars, 25g protein