Country Ham Salad with Fresh Mozzarella and Balsamic-Molasses Vinaigrette

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 pound Kentucky country ham, finely diced

1/2-pound fresh mozzarella, finely diced

2 yellow peppers, roasted, peeled, seeded, and finely diced

1/4 cup chiffonad fresh basil

3/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1/4 cup molasses

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

6 cups mixed baby greens, washed and dried


  1. Combine the ham, mozzarella, peppers, and basil in a large bowl. Whisk together the balsamic vinegar, molasses, and mustard in a small bowl; season dressing with salt and pepper. Pour 3/4 of the dressing over the ham mixture.
  2. Place the greens in a large bowl, drizzle with the remaining dressing, season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine. Arrange the greens on a platter and mound the ham salad on top.