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5 from 3 votes

SPAM Salad with Garlic Croutons and Gruyère

A delicious salad of romaine lettuce tossed in a garlicky french dressing with freid SPAM, garlic croutons and topped with Gruyère Cheese.
Course Main
Cuisine British
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Author Camilla


  • Dressing:
  • 6 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp Light Muscovado sugar
  • 1 Garlic clove crushed
  • 1 Small handful chives snipped (optional)
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper
  • Salad:
  • 2 Romaine lettuce hearts washed & sliced
  • 1 Tub or can of 200g SPAM Chopped Pork & Ham cubed
  • 3 Slices white bread crusts removed & cubed
  • 3 tbsp Rapeseed oil
  • 50 g Gruyère Cheese grated (a mouli grater is best)


  • Put all the dressing ingredients into a lidded beaker and shake to mix thoroughly.
  • Heat the rapeseed oil in a frying pan and fry the cubed SPAM and bread for a few minutes.
  • Next add the crushed garlic and continue frying on all sides until golden.
  • Place the prepared lettuce in a bowl and pour over the dressing and toss.
  • Add the croutons and SPAM and lightly toss.
  • Garnish with the grated Gruyère cheese and serve.