Cooked chicken or smoked turkey can be substituted for the ham in this recipe.
To reduce the fat in each serving of this salad by about 6 grams, use fat-free honey-mustard salad dressing.
Croutons come in a variety of flavors. Try your favorite in this salad. Once opened, preserve the freshness of the remaining croutons by storing them in a resealable plastic food storage bag or resealable plastic container.