Smoked Ham, Kale and Broccoli Pasta Salad

I created this yummy smoked ham recipe as part of a #Dinnerin15 minute challenge by Maple Leaf Foods and Schneiders.

Smoked Ham, Kale and Broccoli Pasta Salad

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Main Dish, Side Dish
Servings 4


  • 1 Smoked Ham 700g
  • 1 bunch kale medium
  • 1 crown broccoli large
  • 4 cups pasta rotini
  • 1 block cheddar cheese small
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 3/4 cup poppyseed dressing


  • Boil the pasta until tender. Rinse under cool water. Set aside.
  • Cut up the kale and broccoli. Set aside.
  • Cut up the smoked ham into cubes.
  • Toss the ham, pasta, kale and broccoli together in a large salad bowl, adding poppyseed dressing as required.
  • Sprinkle dried cranberries and pumpkin seeds on top of the salad. Serve!



  1. loriag
    December 15, 2016 / 8:26 pm

    I love the idea of dried cranberries and pumpkin seeds in the salad.

  2. Cheryl
    October 7, 2015 / 10:54 am

    This looks like a great salad!! I will have to make thanks for the recipe πŸ™‚

  3. Treen Goodwin
    April 15, 2015 / 9:02 am

    ohh yummy looks and sounds delish , a must try , i love salads and this is something new , thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

  4. JaimeeM
    November 23, 2014 / 11:25 am

    I love cooking with kale! thank you

  5. loriag
    November 22, 2014 / 9:47 am

    I love the texture of seeds in recipes, this looks like a great one.

  6. nicolthepickle
    November 21, 2014 / 9:25 am

    MMMH, this looks so good. I like Pasta salads a lot, but my husband isn’t a fan.

  7. Judy Cowan
    November 9, 2014 / 8:46 am

    Sounds really good, thanks for sharing the recipe! Will have to try it out πŸ™‚

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