Hearty Chopped Salad with Ham & Avocado


  • 4 large eggs
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp. fresh dill, minced
  • 1 tbsp. fresh chives, minced
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice from Del Monte® Lemon
  • ½ tsp. fine sea salt
  • 2 romaine hearts, chopped
  • 1 Del Monte® Avocado, pitted and diced
  • 1½ cups diced leftover ham
  • 1 cup Del Monte® Bon Bon Tomatoes, halved
  • 1 Del Monte® Cucumber, peeled and sliced


Fill a large saucepan with 1” water and place a steamer basket inside. Bring water to a rolling boil, and use tongs to gently place eggs in steamer basket. Cover pan and steam eggs for 9 minutes.

While eggs steam, fill a medium bowl with ice water. When eggs are done, transfer immediately to ice water to cool completely.

Tap eggs all over on a countertop to crack shells, then peel and quarter lengthwise.

In a medium bowl whisk to combine sour cream, buttermilk, dill, chives, lemon juice, and salt.

On a serving platter, scatter romaine. Top with avocado, ham, tomatoes, cucumber, and eggs. Drizzle with dressing.


4 servings

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

9 minutes

Calories Per Serving:


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 235mg 78%
Sodium 930mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Sugars 4g
Protein 21g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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