After your holiday feast, are you left with lots of ham to spare? Repurpose those leftovers into something totally different that's incredibly tasty.
For the days after the holidays, you need some easy resourceful recipes in your back pocket so you can use up every last bit of that holiday ham and give your Christmas or Easter dinner a second life.
Our ham leftover ideas are some of our family's favorites. With a house full of girls who can't get enough of this holiday meat, we always want to have leftovers after the holidays and make sure nothing goes to waste.
These leftover ham recipes will extend the feasting for your family, and will leave you thinking twice before you divvy up it up to all your guests to take home.
This recipe roundup is the perfect guide to inspire you to use up any leftovers in the most delicious ways.
Whether you're into make ahead breakfasts, or totally made from scratch the same morning, these breakfast recipes are delicious, simple and taste great after reheating.
Your family will take one bit and won't stop raving out how good these recipes for leftovers are. They will be a new house favorite with the whole crew.
Learn how to make freezer breakfast sandwiches with this simple recipe! Make ahead these delicious and healthy sandwiches in big batches so you're ready for busy mornings. This version is made with English muffins, leftover ham, eggs baked with vegetables and cheese. It's perfect for families on the go; just reheat from frozen in the microwave for a tasty, easy meal.
Hash brown casserole with ham is an easy recipe to make ahead for breakfast or busy weeknight dinners. It's made with a homemade cheese sauce, so no canned soup is needed. Your whole family will love this cheesy corn casserole so much that they'll be asking for seconds!
Use your ham bone to add amazing flavor to your potato based soups. Chopped or diced up leftover ham adds a wonderful smoky taste and increases the protein in these soups.
Split pea soup is an easy recipe that makes the best use of your leftover holiday ham bone. Cook this freezer friendly homemade soup on the stovetop or in the crockpot. Make a big batch of this cold weather comfort food for your family to enjoy.
Dill pickle soup is an easy recipe that is inspired from Poland. Make this low carb soup in your crock pot or on your stovetop. It's simple to adapt for keto, gluten free, or vegetarian diets. This creamy soup makes a tasty hearty meal that will warm you up on cold nights.
Take a trip down memory lane and let it fill you up at the same time. Comfort food at its best can elevate a simple pasta dish with peas into a creamy hot bowl full deliciousness. Every. Single. Time. The secret ingredient? Mascarpone.
Creamy bow tie pasta is an easy recipe to serve your family for dinner tonight. Learn how to make this simple main dish that uses up leftover holiday ham. Your kids will lick their plate clean.
Nothing tastes as good as Southern food. American classics that you want THE perfect recipe for are here - the search finally is over. Use up your leftover holiday meat in these delicious recipes.
Southern style collard greens is an easy recipe that is healthy, spicy and delicious. Learn how to make greens on the stovetop or crock pot with ham hocks, vinegar, and onions. This popular soul food makes a great Sunday dinner idea that the whole family will love.
Black eyed peas is a popular Southern side dish that is traditionally served for good luck on New Year's Day. Learn how to cook this healthy stovetop recipe for your special dinner. It's easy to keep warm in a crock pot for church potlucks and New Year's Day open houses.
The British know how to use up leftover holiday meat; put it in a savory pie. The idea is similar to American chicken pot pie, but better--more filling and less pastry, so your waistline will thank you.
Cheesy ham and potato pie is a simple comfort food recipe for families. Use up leftover meat from Easter, Thanksgiving, or Christmas in this tasty savory dish. Layers of juicy ham, cheese sauce, sliced potatoes, garlic, and scallions are baked under an ultra-flaky cheese crust. How can you say no?
Put a delicious twist on a traditional Irish dish by swapping the bacon for ham and baking it in the oven with puff pastry on top. This easy dinner recipe is perfect for a St. Patrick's Day party. This is a classic comfort food everyone will love!
With these drool worthy leftover ham recipes up your sleeve, you'll be confident that you are not wasting any of that precious holiday meat during the week after Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter holidays.
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