Recipes for Leftover Ham


Wondering what to do with all that leftover holiday ham? Try one of these delicious recipes -- casseroles, quiches, pasta dishes, sides & so much more.

More than 120 different recipes you can make with leftover ham. Breakfast, lunch & dinner recipes, including make-ahead and freezer meals. 

Ham & Rice Dishes

Leftover ham is great in fried rice or combined with veggies to make a filling skillet meal. 

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Ham Entrees

You don't have to serve leftover ham day after day with the same old sides. Instead, use it to make ham pot pie, baked pasta dishes, hash, kabobs and more.

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Leftover Ham Pot Pie 

Use mixed vegetables, cream of celery soup, leftover ham and pie crust dough to make this easy comfort food meal.

Ham Casseroles

Take a cue from generations of home cooks. Use pasta, potatoes, hashbrowns, bread, broccoli and other veggies to make a leftover ham casserole.

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Soup & Chowder

Add ham to soups and chowders for a hearty meal in a bowl. Use leftovers to make bean soups, creamy chowder, rice soups and vegetable-based soups.

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Black Eyed Pea Soup with Collards & Ham

This hearty soup with root vegetables, black-eyed peas, collards and ham is ready in 30 minutes with minimal prep work.

Salad Recipes

Leftover ham makes a great topping for chef salad, antipasto salad and Cobb salad. Use it to make pasta salad , macaroni salad or a salad spread, like deviled ham.

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Garlic & Olive Lovers Salad

Seriously the best salad ever! A homemade version of the famous Columbia Restaurant "1905" Salad.

Quiche Recipes

Versatilie and delicious quiche made with ham, eggs, cheese and pantry and fridge staples. Serve for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner. Most can be made ahead and frozen.

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Ham with Veggies

Hambone and leftover ham adds a lot of flavor to beans and other vegetable dishes. Use ham with potatoes, cabbage, greens and dried beans.

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Black Eyed Peas with Ham

Black eyed peas, simmered with a hamhock or hambone, are so flavorful and filling.

Southern Style Collard Greens

Slow simmered collard greens are seasoned with ham and bacon.


These aren’t your run-of-the-mill sandwiches! Sliders, croissants, clubs, appetizer rolls, gourmet sandwiches & more -- all made with leftover holiday ham.

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Fig, Brie & Ham Panini

This gourmet sandwich combines fig preserves, ham and brie cheese on artisan bread. It takes no time to make!

Breakfast Recipes

Use leftover ham to make omelettes, egg bites, breakfast casseroles, stratas, puffed pancakes and savory waffles.

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