What to Do with Leftover Ham

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Spicy Italian Pasta Salad with Ham and Pepperoncini

Crushed red pepper and pepperoncini add a little heat to this pasta salad with ham and an easy vinaigrette.

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Deep-Dish Hash Brown Ham and Cheese Quiche

How to improve on ham-and-cheese quiche? Bake it in an uber-crispy hash brown crust for the perfect breakfast dish for a crowd.

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Ham, Spinach and Potato Pizza

Take pizza night to a whole new level with Molly’s fun twist on the classic meat and potatoes. Slice leftover ham into thick pieces, then sprinkle it on a no-knead pizza dough with spinach, potatoes and mozzarella.

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Lentil Soup with Peas and Ham

More soup, peas! The sweet peas in this lentil soup pair wonderfully with the saltiness of the ham and slight tanginess of the yogurt.

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Garlicky Ham and Swiss

All of the elements of a great French country picnic are rolled into one grilled cheese sandwich.

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Sweet and Spicy Ham Fried Rice

Pair sweet chili sauce with chili oil to get a sweet heat for this ham-and-shiitake rice dish.

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Ham and Spinach Quiche

Bump up the richness of this from-scratch quiche by adding Monterey Jack to the ham-and-spinach filling.

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Cheesy Country Ham Dip

You can never go wrong with a ham-and-cheese combo, especially when it’s transformed into a gooey baked dip. Salty ham makes a wonderful addition to Trisha’s cheesy appetizer, which is made even better by adding crunchy chopped pecans on top.

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Mustard Greens and Ham with Toasted Couscous

Mustard greens are known for being assertive and bitter. To match its potency we've paired it with other strong flavors, like garlic and salty ham. If you have some whole-grain mustard or hot sauce on hand, try adding a touch before serving.

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Spanish Ham and Manchego Pasta Salad

Evoke the flavors of Spain with this pasta salad that features ham, manchego and smoked paprika.

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Ham Salad

Don't know what to do with all that leftover ham from Easter? Try this fast and easy ham salad with tangy mustard and crunchy celery. Enjoy it in a sandwich or just on its own.

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Quinoa, Ham and Pepper Breakfast Salad

You'll find all the fixings of a western omelet — egg, ham, peppers, onions and cheese — in this made-for-breakfast salad. But what an omelet doesn't give you is this salad's hefty 6 grams of fiber!

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Spaghetti with Ham and Brie

Upgrade a simple spaghetti dinner with chunks of leftover ham and creamy brie.

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The Hammy Down

This is the best Hammy Down that you will ever receive! Thick caraway-flavored bread adds a warmth and heartiness to this sandwich, apple jelly adds sweetness, and toasted pecans a bit of texture.

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Grandma's Anything Goes Strata

Grandma knew how to make a hearty meal out of leftover bits of bread and cheese. This recipe is meant for riffing, so use any type of cheese, leafy greens, meat or bread you happen to have on hand.

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Country Ham Carbonara

The prettiest way to serve pasta? Twirl it into a nest and top with diced ham and extra Parmesan cheese.

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Potato Nests with Peas, Ham and Cream Cheese

This elegant appetizer comes together easily with simple, time-saving ingredients. Frozen hash browns are pressed into mini muffin tins and baked into crispy nests filled with ham, lemony cream cheese and peas. Serve them at your Easter dinner or spring cocktail party.

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Jambalaya with Shrimp and Ham

Ellie combines land and sea with this healthy and hearty jambalaya. If you like it spicy, try adding a bit of hot pepper sauce to your dish at the end.

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Breakfast Cornbread Casserole with Ham and Kale

The combination of ham and hardy greens is always unbeleivably delicious. Make this satisfying casserole as-is or easily adapt it to whatever ingredients you have on hand.

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Country Ham Biscuits and Scallion-Pimento Cheese

Thanks to Trisha’s recipe, it’s easier than ever to get creative with leftover ham. She incorporates chopped ham into a buttermilk biscuit dough, then tops each biscuit with a scallion-pimento cheese.

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Cheesy Gnocchi Casserole with Ham and Peas

A one-pan meal covered in golden, bubbly cheese? Yes please! Potato gnocchi, ham and peas are coated in a creamy sauce infused with thyme. Sprinkle with shredded Swiss or Gruyere and broil until it's all lovely and melted.

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Hash Brown Crusted Veggie and Ham Quiche

With leftover ham and a frozen hash brown crust, Trisha’s quiche is both easy and delicious. Have leftover veggies? Feel free to throw those in, too!

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Macaroni and Cheese

"The mac and cheese is for the kids." Who are we kidding when we make that statement? Giada knows that we adults like mac and cheese, too. The bits of ham and melted mozzarella elevate this classic pasta dish.

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Smoked Ham Biscuit Sandwich

Ham and honey complement each other beautifully, so it's no wonder Chef Amanda Freitag has created this enticing biscuit sandwich with thinly sliced ham. The lightly-sweetened biscuits are made using — you guessed it — honey.

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Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Slicing the potatoes for Ree's scalloped potato recipe is totally worth the effort. For best results, slice the potatoes thinly — and add lots (and lots) of cheese!

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Hot Brown Soup

Springtime doesn't mean you can't enjoy a tasty bowl of soup. This cheesy, creamy soup is filled with ham, turkey and, best of all, bacon.

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Put-An-Egg-In-It Ham and Cheese Corn Muffins

This breakfast muffin has an egg-cellent surprise inside! Corn muffins are the perfect medium to incorporate leftover ham, or other ingredients you have on hand after Easter.

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Orecchiette with Ham and Leeks

Leeks and peas create a bright pasta dish that is perfect for spring. Add your leftover ham from Easter to fill out the dish; it goes great with the slight sweetness of the peas.

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Country Ham and Smashed-Potato Home Fries

Home fries without having to grate potatoes —now that's something we can all get behind! Damaris uses a cast-iron skillet to achieve maximum crispiness.

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Barley Risotto with Ham and Mushrooms

Quick-cooking barley is the trick to this earthy risotto filled with mushrooms. Diced leftover ham adds a bit of saltiness to this hearty, flavorful meal.

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Ham and Cheese Bake

Dice up some leftover ham, and sprinkle it into this cheesey bake. It's a great way to use up leftover ingredients (like roasted vegetables) from your holiday gathering.

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Ham and Vegetable Gratin

Toasting the panko breadcrumbs in a bit of butter creates the most perfectly golden crust on this decadent potato dish.

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Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

This colorful, extra-cheesy breakfast casserole can be made ahead and baked the next day — perfect for brunch with a large crowd.

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Waffle-Grilled Ham and Cheese

Make a few extra waffles on the weekend, and turn the leftovers into this kid-friendly sandwich. (Okay, so maybe it's an adult favorite, too!)

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Sweet Potato-Green Onion Pancakes with Poached Eggs, Holiday Ham and Pepper Jam

Use up those holiday leftovers and make a sweet potato pancake breakfast sandwich.We won't tell if you sneak some extra ham beneath your poached egg!

Get the Recipe: Sweet Potato-Green Onion Pancakes with Poached Eggs, Holiday Ham and Pepper Jam