With Easter right around the corner, I wanted to share some simple ways to use up your leftover ham. These leftover ham recipe ideas are great ways to use up your leftovers without feeling like you are eating the same thing over and over again.
Change up dinner with one or more of these simple and family friendly meals listed below that use leftover holiday hams. Here are some traditional Easter dinner ideas as well to check out.
Leftover Ham Recipe Ideas
1.) One Pot Ham & Penne Skillet from Julie’s Eats & Treats ®
This pasta and ham with peas skillet dish is one that sounds delightful. Loads of creamy flavor, cheese and a great meal you can throw together in no time.
2.) Leftover Ham and Bean Soup from My Gorgeous Recipes
This ham and bean soup is fully loaded with flavor and hearty veggies and diced ham. Whip this up for a comforting dinner that is loaded with flavor in each bite.
3.) Instant Pot Scalloped Potatoes and Ham from Bake Me Some Sugar
Whip up a batch of this tender potatoes that are smothered in a cheesy sauce and paired with diced up ham. A must make dinner that is a total comfort food with each bite.
4.) Leftover Ham & Stuffing Frittata from Mommy Hates Cooking
Frittatas are a great dish that can be served up for breakfast or even dinner. Whip this up and serve up with your favorite fruit salad.
5.) Leftover Ham Banh Mi Sandwich from Omnivore’s Cookbook
What a sandwich! Loaded with crisp and fresh flavors. A Vietnamese favorite, Ham Banh Mi Sandwich! This is one that will be a hit.
6.) Split Pea Soup with Ham from Striped Spatula
This is a creamy split pea soup that uses leftover ham. Serve with croutons on top or even a swirl of sour cream or Greek yogurt.
7.) Ham & Tater Tot Casserole Recipe from A Few Shortcuts
This is a great casserole that you can grab some frozen tater tots to pile on top of ham and other ingredients then bake till it is golden brown and the cheese is nice and melted.
8.) Ham and Cabbage Soup from My Life Cookbook
If you are a fan of soups and stews this ham and cabbage soup is one you might want to try out. Tender cabbage paired with the ham compliments each other very nicely.
9.) Air Fryer Ham Casserole from Recipes From A Pantry
Grab that air fryer and try out this ham casserole. It is one that is loaded with a creamy sauce, tender ham, and more. A simple but satisfying comfort food.
10.) Baked Ham and Cheese Omelet from The Seasoned Mom
This casserole can be served up for breakfast or even brunch or dinner. This is a cheese baked omelet that is so simple to throw together and whip up.
11.) Keto Ham and Cauliflower Casserole from All Day I Dream About Food
Check out this ham and cauliflower casserole that is a great keto friendly dinner. Ham is so flavorful and helps add a lot of flavor to the cauliflower in this casserole.
12.) Leftover Ham Creamy Tortellini from The Brooklyn Cook
This is a great dinner idea with peas, diced ham, and a cheese filled tortellini. A simple pasta dinner that offers a kid friendly approach.
13.) Sweet and Sour Ham from Let’s Dish Recipes
This is a sweet and sour dish that is served over a bed of rice. A Chinese or Asian spin is what you could call this dish. So simple to throw together for a weeknight dinner.
14.) Leftover Ham & Noodle Casserole from The Kitchen is My Playground
This is another tasty option that is great for using produce that you need to use up. Or you can even use canned or frozen veggies as well to mix in.
15.) Leftover Ham Mac and Cheese from The Brooklyn Cook
Here is a great one if you are a mac and cheese fan. You have your creamy macaroni and cheese and then filled with diced ham. You could even toss in some veggies as well.