Recipes to Make with  Leftover Easter Ham

If you have lots of leftover ham from Easter, don't let it go to waste!  Use the leftovers to make casseroles, quiches, pasta dishes, sides & so much more.

100+ leftover ham recipes,  Includes breakfast, lunch, brunch & dinner recipes, plus make-ahead and freezer meals. 

Don't forget to save the leftover ham bone to use to flavor stocks, soups, beans or greens. For best flavor, use within 2 months of freezing.

Freeze individual ham slices to reheat when you need a quick meal. Place thawed slices on a greased pan. Add 2 TBS water or broth, cover with foil and reheat in the oven at 325°F for 10 minutes.

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.

Scribbled Underline

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.

Scribbled Underline

Ham & Rice Dishes

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

Scribbled Underline

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.

Scribbled Underline

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 spread, like deviled ham.

Scribbled Underline

Garlic & Olive Lovers Salad

Seriously the best salad ever! A homemade version of the famous Columbia Restaurant "1905" Salad with ham and swiss cheese.

Quiche Recipes

Versatilie and delicious quiche made with ham, eggs, cheese and pantry and fridge staples. Great any meal of the day. Most can be made ahead and frozen. 

Scribbled Underline

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.

Scribbled Underline

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 Easter ham.

Scribbled Underline

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.

Scribbled Underline

Get even more recipe ideas for leftover ham via the link below.