Ham Hock, Egg & Cress Salad

Ham Hock is such a versatile and economical way of producing a host of meals including this delicious and incredibly easy salad. The classic pairing of ham, egg and cress works beautifully here. Any of our ham can be substituted for the ham hock.

July 20, 2018
: 2
: 15 min
: 15 min
: Very easy

A simple but classic pairing of ham, egg and cress in this refreshing salad.


  • 200g ham hock (or any leftover ham), shredded
  • 6 radishes, sliced thinly
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 4 free range eggs, soft boiled, shelled and quartered
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 punnet salad cress
  • 1 bag or large handful mixed leaf salad
  • Step 1 Remove the ham hock from its packaging, skin and shred or chop the ham.
  • Step 2 In a jug, whisk the Balsamic vinegar, sea salt, pepper & mustard together, then gradually whisk in the olive oil.
  • Step 3 Place the salad and cress on the serving platter, top with the onion and radish and quartered eggs. Scatter over the ham hock.
  • Step 4 Finally pour over the dressing and grind a little more black pepper over.
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