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Whether it’s Easter, Christmas, or any day when my family enjoys a delicious ham dinner, there will always be leftovers. I’ve got the recipes most delicious array of recipe
How to store leftover ham
Leftovers will keep well covered in the fridge for a few days. For longer storage, freeze leftover ham to reinvent into another recipe at a later date. Once placed in the freezer, use them within 2 months. Use this chart from State Food Safety for specific food storage.
Reinvent your ham into delicious breakfast recipes. From burritos to casseroles, all of them delectable and many are freezer friendly.
Breakfast Burrito: These are beyond delicious and so easy to prepare. Make a bunch, pop them in the freezer to reheat any time.
Ham and Goat Cheese Quiche: A marvelous brunch recipe.
Breakfast egg casserole: The original recipe uses sausage however this is a very versatile casserole and it can be varied to use leftover ham.
Ham and cheese croissant casserole: Enjoy a warm cheesy flavor-packed casserole with the option to prepare the casserole the night before.
Overnight Eggs Benedict: The deliciousness of eggs benny in one big casserole.
Chicken, Ham, and Swiss Keto Waffles: 5 ingredient tasty treats.
Ham and Eggs Pie: Easy breakfast pockets
Breakfast biscuit ham sandwich: A delectable homemade breakfast biscuit. I’m ready to dig in, yummy!
Ham Hash, 3-Ways: I love hash and this one gives 3 variations!
Ham and Egg Hash Brown Waffles: A low-carb tasty breakfast choice.
Denver Omelet Pizza: What a great way to start the day.
Ham and Asparagus Quiche: A delightful addition to any brunch menu.
The ham bone adds the most satisfying flavors to soups. Be sure to use it to make the base of any of these soups. A ham hock can also be used to make many of these soups that call for the ham bone.
Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup: One of my favorite soups that screams comfort. This is made in the slow cooker and so easy and tastes amazing.
Creamy Slow Cooker Ham and Potato Soup: Hearty, creamy and full of flavor from veggies and ham.
Slow Cooker Lentil and Ham Soup: A budget-friendly robust soup. It requires little effort with outstanding results.
French Onion Soup: yes, that’s right. The base of the soup is perfection.
Slow Cooker Leftover Ham and Shredded Potato Soup: The slow cooker does all the work and you enjoy a wonderful soup.
Easy Ham and Bean Soup: Robust flavors create a warm and robust soup.
Ham and Cabbage Soup: A hearty soup to enjoy with lots of fresh flavors.
3 Cheese Tortellini Soup with Ham: Oh my, this is so good.
Kale and Chickpea Soup with Ham: A soup loaded with veggies and full of flavor.
White Bean and Ham Chowder: A silky rich broth soup.
Black Bean Soup with Ham: Enjoy a hearty soup with black beans.
Slow Cooker Leftover Ham Bone Soup: Rich and full of veggies.
Salads and sandwich, and snack ideas
Enjoy a cheesy ham slider, pasta salad, or a mouthwatering grilled cheese and renew your holiday ham.
Ham and Cheese Buttermilk Biscuits: These tasty drop biscuit treats will be gobbled up quickly. Delish!
Best Ham Salad: Ready in minutes and delicious on crackers and rolls.
Chicken Cordon Bleu Sandwich: A delicious sandwich to enjoy for lunch.
Dill Pickle Pasta Salad with Ham: A hearty salad.
Baked Ham and Cheese Soft Pretzel Sliders: Who can resist a pretzel slider? Yummy.
Ham and Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich: A cheesy sandwich to enjoy, yummo.
Ham Dip: Give me this dip and I’m set, so good.
Pasta Salad with Ham: A great variation to a wonderful salad.
Monte Crisco Grilled Cheese Sandwich: Made with cinnamon butter and raspberry jam, a keeper.
Panini Style Ham and Cheese Sliders: The addition of artichokes to these yummy sliders catapults them to the top.
Hawaiian Pizza Pull-Apart Sliders: Quick and easy snack or lunch.
Ham and Quinoa Salad: I could eat this every day!
Leftover ham dinner ideas
From creamy pasta, to robust rice recipes, to cheesy. grits, we have great ideas to create new dinners with your holiday ham.
Creamy ham and peas pasta: A creamy cheesy sauce over pasta and ham for a less than 30-minute dinner.
Ham, Rice, and Beans: A weight watchers friendly recipe that delivers deliciousness.
Low-carb ham and broccoli casserole: This is one fantastic recipe and very easy to put together for a hearty meal.
Ham Tetrazzini: Enjoy a twist to a classic pasta.
Instant Pot Ham, Green Beans, and Potatoes: Quick, easy, and a big bowl of comfort.
Ham and Fried Rice: Quick, easy and such a tasty dinner.
Scalloped Potatoes and Ham: A creamy combination of silky potatoes and ham for a winner dinner.
Ham, Cheese, and Spinach Stuffed Sweet Potatoes: One delicious way to reinvent leftovers.
Italian Eggplant Pasticcio with Ham and Cheese: A fabulous Mediterranean casserole that is sure to be a family pleaser.
Ham and Cauliflower Rice Casserole with Spinach: A low-carb casserole to make a great tasting meal.
Crockpot Ham and Cheese Grits: Down home comfort food at its best.
Ham and Beans in the Instant Pot: A wonderful hearty blend of flavors for a great meal.
Cheesy Hot Ham and Broccoli Crescent Pockets: Flaky crescent pockets filled with yumminess.
No Soak Black Eyed Peas: Love how easy this is to prepare.
Ham, Pea, and Onion Risotto: A fantastic dinner.
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