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Ham ‘n’ Swiss Potato Salad

With red potatoes, ham, Swiss cheese and olives, this potato salad stands out from any others. I submitted the recipe to our kitchen at work, and now it's on the cafeteria menu!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    12 servings


  • 3 pounds unpeeled small red potatoes, cooked and sliced
  • 1/2 pound Swiss cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon minced chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained


  • In a large bowl, combine the potatoes and cheese. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, salt, chives, white pepper and cayenne; pour over potato mixture and toss gently to coat. Gently fold in the ham and olives. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or until serving.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 369 calories, 28g fat (7g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 524mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

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