Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Ham Salad

Emilie and Bethany told me awhile ago that they liked this Rachael Ray recipe but it didn't sound appetizing at the time. I'm so glad I tried it though. It was very tasty!

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 clove garlic, grated
1/4 cup EVOO - Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4 sprigs tarragon, leaves removed and chopped
Salt and ground black pepper
1 bunch asparagus, woody ends discarded, thinly sliced on an angle
1 pound deli-sliced French ham, cut into very thin strips
1/2 pound deli-sliced Swiss cheese, cut into very thin strips
A loaf of crusty bread


In a medium-size bowl, whisk together Dijon, vinegar and garlic. Add the EVOO in a steady stream while whisking then add tarragon, salt and pepper to make the dressing.

Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and toss well to coat.

Serve over lettuce with crackers or crusty bread alongside

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