Baked ham is always a good idea, especially when it comes to big holiday celebrations. But no matter how many people you serve, you are bound to have some leftovers of the juicy ham. Lucky for you, there are tons of recipes that will help you use up all of that leftover ham.

collage of leftover ham recipes

Ham is a must-have when it comes to holiday dinners like Christmas and Easter. It’s even a great treat for a Sunday night dinner with the family. No matter how much you eat, though, there will probably be some leftovers. Thankfully, you don’t need a special occasion to whip up one of these recipes to use up the leftover ham.

LEFTOVER HAM FOR EVERY OCCASION

For a show-stopping Easter Meal, try this Crock Pot Dijon Maple & Brown Sugar Glazed Ham!

Ham is a fan favorite. There is a reason why there are so many recipes for leftovers. The protein can be served for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even as a quick snack or side dish. No matter which recipe you choose to use your leftover ham in, you really can’t go wrong.

1. HAM TETRAZZINI

Looking for a dish that everyone in your family will love? Look no further than ham tetrazzini. The super creamy dish is perfect for that make-ahead weeknight meal or to bring along to a potluck.

Ham Tetrazzini
This Ham Tetrazzini is creamy, cheesy, and always a family favorite! Spaghetti is baked with ham and veggies in a savory cream sauce and topped with melty cheddar.
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2. LEFTOVER HAM AND CHEESE BROCCOLI CASSEROLE

Love broccoli? How about cheese? Pasta too? Then you are sure to fall in love with this ham and cheese broccoli casserole.

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3. HAM AND CHEESE SCONES

Leftover ham for breakfast might not sound like something you want to eat right when you wake up, but it will easily be when it is in the form of these ham and cheese scones. Double the recipe and keep some in the freezer, so you always have one on hand.

Ham and Cheese Scones
Ham and Cheese Scones – Easy peasy ham and cheddar scones perfect for any time of day – perfect as breakfast, snack-time, appetizer or with a bowl of soup!
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4. HAM AND CHEESE PINWHEELS

These ham and cheese pinwheels are almost too pretty to eat. Crescent dough surrounds leftover ham and Swiss cheese to make a truly mouthwatering bite.

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels
These Ham and Cheese Pinwheels roll sliced ham and Swiss cheese with tender crescent dough. The pinwheels are brushed with garlic butter to amp up the flavor for an easy appetizer or quick dinner!
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5. HAM AND SWISS SLIDERS

When these ham and Swiss sliders are on the menu, you’ll forget that traditional sliders even exist. You might as well double the recipe as you’ll be going back for seconds and even thirds.

Ham and Swiss Sliders
Baked ham and cheese sliders are the perfect summertime recipe! Ready in just 25 minutes, these sliders are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
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6. WHITE CHICKEN LASAGNA WITH HAM

Turn your leftover ham into a crowd-pleasing dinner with this white chicken lasagna with ham. The creamy, comforting meal will easily be a fan favorite.

White Chicken Lasagna with Ham – The Recipe Rebel
This White Chicken Lasagna with Ham and Spinach is the ULTIMATE comfort food! Made with a lighter Alfredo sauce, it’s still creamy & decadent
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7. LEFTOVER HAM AND BEAN SOUP

Give your soup a burst of flavor by adding in your leftover ham. The bold flavors will keep you nice and warm on a super chilly day.

Leftover Ham and Bean Soup
This Leftover Ham and Bean Soup recipe uses up the bone and extra meat to make a mouthwatering soup. Get ready for a delicious and hearty dinner!
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LEFTOVER HAM RECIPES YOUR FAMILY WILL LOVE

ham pasta salad in a bowl

8. HAM AND CHEESE BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Start your day off on the right foot with a heaping serving of this ham and cheese breakfast casserole. The best part about this casserole — besides the incredible flavors — is that it could be made ahead, so you don’t have to rush in the morning.

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole
This Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole is made with ham, cheese, eggs, bread, and more – is so easy to make either in advance or the day of!
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9. BAKED HAM PENNE PASTA

Leftover ham, rich garlic, and a delectable creamy cheese sauce all come together to make this baked ham penne pasta. If your mouth is watering while looking at this picture, just wait until you take your first bite.

Baked Ham Penne Pasta – Miss in the Kitchen
Baked Ham Penne Pasta is a family favorite for any night of the week. Penne pasta, savory ham and a rich and creamy garlic – cheese sauce.
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10. SCALLOPED POTATOES AND HAM

No matter what you serve for the main meal, this scalloped potato and ham side dish will be the star of the show. Bonus! This recipe only needs 10 minutes of prep to come together.

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham – The Seasoned Mom
From my childhood dinner table, these cheesy Scalloped Potatoes and Ham are a classic Southern dish with only 10 minutes of prep!
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11. STUFFED SWEET POTATOES WITH HAM

Move over sour cream, there’s a new sweet potato stuffing in town. Fill your sweet potatoes with leftover ham and top with cheese. It will make for a truly delicious bite!

Easy Stuffed Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Combine your leftover ham with spinach and cheese to make delicious gluten-free stuffed sweet potatoes that the whole family will love!
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12. BOW TIE PASTA SALAD

There is a reason why this bow tie pasta salad is so popular. It’s perfect as a side dish for that summer BBQ or just any regular weeknight meal.

Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipe
This easy bow tie pasta salad recipe is quick and pleases everyone! It’s perfect for potlucks, picnics or as a side dish to any weeknight meal.
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13. SHEET PAN BREAKFAST BAKE

A sheet pan breakfast with leftover ham, cheese, and eggs? Sign me up. This breakfast will have everything you could want to start your morning off right.

Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake
This Sheet Pan Breakfast Bake has everything you need for a delicious breakfast all on a single sheet pan!
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14. HAM AND CHEESE PUFFS

Good luck trying to eat just one of these ham and cheese puffs. They are truly addicting!

Ham and Cheese Puffs
These mini two-bite Ham and Cheese Puffs will be devoured whether they’re served as an appetizer, for brunch or casual game day snacks. Two Bite Ham and Cheese Puffs Snack food like these puffs are ideal for a host of events. Everything from movie night with the family to holiday breakfasts and tea…
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SIMPLE RECIPES FOR LEFTOVER HAM RECIPES

ham quiche on a plate

15. CREAMY HAM POTATO AND CORN CHOWDER

Soup isn’t just for the winter. Case in point: this creamy ham, potato, and corn chowder. It will be one of those creamy soups that you’ll want to make all year long.

Creamy Ham Potato and Corn Chowder – Cooking Classy
Creamy Ham Potato and Corn Chowder is another delicious soup to add to the recipe rotation! You really can never have enough too many soup recipes,
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16. HAM AND CHEESE QUICHE

Quiche is always a good idea for brunch, especially when this ham and cheese quiche is on the menu. Not a brunch fan? Serve it for dinner or even a mid-afternoon snack.

Quiche
This Ham and Cheese Quiche recipe is a crowd-pleaser, whether you serve it for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
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17. HAM AND CHEESE BAKED EGGS IN TOAST

Adding these ham and cheese baked eggs to your breakfast rotation will be the best decision of your week. Save them for the weekend so you can savor every bite.

Ham and Cheese Baked Eggs in Toast – Homemade In The Kitchen
Baking a tray of Ham And Cheese Baked Eggs In Toast in the oven means you can make several servings at once for breakfast, brunch, or brinner. Great way to use up leftover Christmas and Easter ham.
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18. SAVORY HAM AND CHEESE BREAD PUDDING

Bread pudding and ham is the combination you never knew you needed. The savory side dish will be the perfect addition to any meal.

Savory Ham and Cheese Bread Pudding
A favorite leftover ham recipe this Savory Ham and Cheese Bread Pudding turns leftover ham into an easy cheesy dinner!
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19. CHEESY HAM AND POTATO CASSEROLE

You might as well double this cheesy ham and potato casserole recipe from the start because it is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Save this one for a potluck or dinner with the family.

Cheesy Ham and Potato Casserole
Cheesy Ham and Potato Casserole – the easiest cheesy potato dish made with leftover ham that will have you going back for seconds!
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Let your family enjoy the leftover ham for days to come with all of these different recipes. All of them will be so good, they won’t realize they’ve been eating the same protein all week.

No matter which recipe you choose, you are bound to have a delicious meal. All of the recipes are super simple and quick to whip up.

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About Kasey Schwartz

Hi, I’m Kasey, Founder of All Things Mamma – where I am dishing up family favorite recipes that are easy to make with simple, everyday ingredients. Plus – tips and tricks for living your best life!

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