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Tropical Ham Salad Sandwiches

How do you transform leftover ham? Make ham salad of course. Last month, I shared my recipe for Slow Cooker Ham with Apple Sauce and today I'm sharing how to use up some of that leftover ham by making Tropical Ham Salad Sandwiches!
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 728kcal
Author Katie


  • 1 to 1-½ cups diced ham
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoon canned crushed pineapple
  • 2 tablespoon macadamia nuts
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 teaspoon diced red bell pepper
  • 4 Hawaiian-style hamburger buns split
  • 4 pineapple fresh or canned sliced
  • 4 lettuce leaves


  • In the bowl of a food processor, combine the ham and mayonnaise and pulse to blend, scraping down the bowl as necessary. Add the crushed pineapple, nuts, parsley and bell pepper and pulse to blend, scraping down the bowl as necessary. Set aside.
  • Arrange the lettuce on the bun bottoms. Top with the sliced pineapple, ham mixture and bun tops and serve.


Calories: 728kcal | Carbohydrates: 143g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 506mg | Potassium: 1115mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 94g | Vitamin A: 2463IU | Vitamin C: 443mg | Calcium: 205mg | Iron: 5mg