Unsure what to make with leftover ham? From ham and bean soup to ham fried rice, these irresistible leftover ham recipes are the perfect way to put those smoky leftovers to good use.
Easy Leftover Ham Recipes
If you’re lucky enough to find yourself with leftover ham this Easter (this is one of my favorite recipes), that means spring pastas, soups, fried rice, and more are just a bite away. Of course, it takes a whole lot of restraint not to just channel our inner caveman and snack on the remaining ham straight off the bone — the porky goodness is just way too tempting.
Baked hams are a celebratory food. Since we tend to make them for holidays and special occasions, they’re typically not something we have on a regular basis, so when we do, we know there’s a wealth of yummy leftover ham ideas for repurposing that ham at our disposal.
From classic split pea soup made in the pressure cooker, to gussied up grilled cheese, these round-two leftover ham recipes are so good, they’ll give your holiday ham dinner a run for its money .
So let’s carve in, shall we?
Leftover Ham Ideas to Make
Pressure Cooker Split Pea Soup with Ham from Skinnytaste
One Pot Ham and Pea Pasta from Salt and Lavender
Microwave Egg Caprese Breakfast Cups from FoodieCrush
White Bean and Ham Soup from Simply Recipes
Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole from FoodieCrush
BBQ Hawaiian Pizza from Nutmeg Nanny
Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes with Ham from Love Grows Wild
Leftover Gammon (Ham) and Pea Pasta Bake from Simply Delicious
Ham Salad Sandwiches from FoodieCrush
Instant Pot Ham Hock and Bean Soup from Simply Happy Foodie
Potato Fried Rice from Omnivore’s Cookbook
Monte Cristo Waffle Sandwich from FoodieCrush
Asparagus, Ham and Kale Frittata from Kitchen Confidante
Ham and Gruyere Grilled Cheese with Sweet Pea Spread from The Modern Proper
Cheese and Ham Pancakes from RecipeTin Eats
Ham and Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese from FoodieCrush
Creamy Ham and Potato Soup from Gimme Some Oven
Paleo Ham Tacos from The Lovely Drawer
Ham and Cheese Baked Egg Cups from FoodieCrush
Everything but the Kitchen Sink Soup from Cotter Crunch
Ham and Swiss Sliders from Culinary Hill
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This is really so beautiful!
Ashley @ Foodie Crush
Thanks for the amazing resource. i have been looking for some creative dishes to try with the leftover. i am glad that i have found few. Hopefully, my kids will like it too. wish me luck.
i really love what you wrote, full of inspiration. Thanks
Ashley @ Foodie Crush