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Simple Serrano Ham Salad

This recipe has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams -

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

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2 large tomatoes
half a lettuce
1 cucumber
2 spring onions
generous serving of finely sliced Serrano ham
half a red pepper
ground black pepper
sea salt
chopped fresh basil
chopped fresh mint
olive oil
Handfull of whole almonds


  • Wash the lettuce and cut into strips
  • Slice the tomatoes and cucumber
  • Finely chop the spring onion
  • Cut the pepper into thin slices
  • Arrange the ingredients on a large plate, beginning first with the lettuce adding a generous sprinkling of chopped mint to the lettuce.
  • Arrange the tomatoes round the edge in a circle topping with basil and black pepper.
  • Next add the cucumber and then arrange the slices of pepper around the outside edge of the plate and season with sea salt.
  • Place the Serrano Ham in the middle of the salad and top with the almonds.
  • Lightly drizzle olive oil over the salad to finish and serve with fresh bread.

Serves 6

Orce Serrano Hams

Published with permission of Orce Serrano Hams