Leftover Ham Recipes
Hash Brown Casserole
A crispy, savory crust of cheese, crushed cornflakes and butter tops a combination of ham, hash brown potatoes, cubed cheese, condensed soup and sour cream. A potluck favorite!
Any-Flavor Mini Quiche
Talk about easy! You can prep these delicious little quiches the night before, or make them in the morning while the oven preheats. They're perfect for brunch parties, and you can use whatever meat, cheese and veggies you have on hand.
Top a crispy rice "crust" with smoked sausage, ham, shrimp, celery, onion, and sweet pepper for a Creole-inspired pizza.
Chef's Garden Salad
A salad showcases garden goodies like few other dishes. You can prepare this variation of a classic layered salad in either a 3-quart clear bowl or eight 16-ounce glasses.
Cheddar cheese, ham, dill and Dijon mustard flavor these hearty scones.
Midwest Ham Chowder
Cheese, chopped veggies and ham make a winning combination in this recipe from Syl's Cafe in Ontonagon, Michigan.
Bacon, Ham and Egg Hash
Family-pleasing favorites—bacon, ham, cheese, potatoes and eggs—combine in this simple, hearty brunch or breakfast dish. Pork producers Monica and Randy Duffe of Wilton, Iowa, contributed the recipe.
Greens, Beans & Ham
Saute Great Northern beans, ham strips and spinach for a side dish that’s ready in just 20 minutes.
Create your version of this classic by selecting your favorite ingredients and crust options to use in our basic recipe. Add cornmeal or cheese to the topping (or use refrigerated piecrust); choose veggies such as chopped celery, mushroom and sweet peppers for the filling; add seasonings; and round out the pie with cooked meat, potatoes or seafood.
Creamy Potato Casserole
A little chopped ham, wedges of potatoes and a cream cheese-Gruyère sauce fill this comfort food casserole. Crushed bagel chips make a crunchy topping.
Ham with Leeks and Dilled Potatoes
Make this easy one-pan dinner with ham, leeks, potatoes and asparagus, all topped with Havarti cheese.
Iron Kettle Ham and Beans
Just five ingredients go into this hearty dish from a Maeystown, Illinois, reader. You can serve the beans over corn bread squares.
Wild Rice-Ham Soup
This easy slow-cooker soup is a great way to use leftover ham. For extra color and nutrition, stir in chopped red sweet pepper for the last 30 minutes and add shredded fresh spinach just before serving.
This German egg-potato dish, also known as hoppel poppel, traditionally included leftovers from the dinner table. Here's our deluxe version, with a variety of vegetables.
Swiss-Potato Breakfast Casserole
With just 180 calories per serving, this meal is lighter than many casserole options. But it combines favorite flavors, including ham, eggs, cheese and potatoes. It's perfect for brunch.
German-Russians settling the Dakotas put Red River Valley potatoes to good use in this creamy-rich potato-filled base with noodle dough cooked. It's white-on-white comfort food.
New Ham and Rice Salad
The traditional ham and pea salad gets an update with wild rice and a dried tomato vinaigrette.
As-Good-As-It-Gets Black-Eyed Peas
Smoked sausage and ham flavor this hearty Creole casserole. The recipe comes from a Benton Harbor, Michigan, reader who likes to take the dish to church potlucks. She put her stamp on this family staple handed down from her grandmother. For a spicier meal, substitute hot sausage for the smoked.