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Our Best Ham Recipes

Smoky, salty, and juicy, ham is an easy accompaniment to many always-on-hand ingredients, such as eggs, cheese, and potatoes. Whether it's a glazed ham for the holidays or a creamy ham strata for breakfast, here are 22 of our favorite ham recipes for you to try.


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    • Cherry-Stuffed Ham

      This perfect holiday ham is oozing with lush fruit thanks to a double dose of cherries: dried tart cherries and fresh cherry juice. A smear of peach jam makes a supersweet finale.

    • Goat Cheese, Artichoke, and Smoked Ham Strata

      Say good morning to an ultra-savory ham bake. With cheesy artichoke hearts, toasty sourdough bread, and a variety of stellar seasonings, what's not to love?

    • Creamy Ham Chowder

      Treat yourself to a creamy, colorful, and low-cal ham chowder. From crisp onions and carrots to cheesy broccoli florets, this heartwarming, slow-cooked dinner is brimming with healthy and delicious toss-ins.

    • Ham and Cheese Slab Pies

      Frozen puff pastries make prep for these golden slab pies oh, so simple. Layer ham, red onion, and Gruyere cheese over cream cheese for a lavish twist on the go-to sandwich melt.

    • Ham-Vegetable Medley

      Sliced ham makes a rich base for sweet potatoes and fork-tender sprouts. Drizzle 'em all in melt-in-your-mouth apple butter, then serve alongside a toasty baguette.

    • Ham and Cheddar Scones

      Tea parties aren't just for sweets. These savory English scones -- flavored with cheddar cheese, ham, dill, and Dijon mustard -- make an enticing addition to any sophisticated spread.

    • Ham and Brie Bread Pudding

      Fresh garlic, herbed focaccia, Brie cheese, and chopped ham make an undeniably savory team for your slow cooker. Add snips of dried tomatoes to heighten the dish's bold French flavors.

    • Roasted Ham and Potatoes

      A little olive oil and some thyme go a long way in this roasted ham-and-potato dinner. Brush each slice of ham with poppy orange marmalade for a hint of sweetness.

    • Video: How to Bake a Ham

      Sweet, juicy ham is always a hit with family and friends. From the temperature to the glaze, we'll show you the tips and tricks for baking a ham to perfection.

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      Apple, Ham, and Brie Panini

      Leftover ham never tasted better than in these tart cranberry-slathered apple and brie panini. Brush the outsides of your sandwiches with olive oil before pressing.

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      Ham and Pea Soup

      Loaded with vegetables and herbs, this soup gets a burst of robust flavor from a handful of bite-size ham pieces. Top with yogurt and fresh lemon wedges.

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      Chutney-Glazed Ham with Roasted Asparagus

      Give roasted ham a surprising twist with an easy glaze of mango chutney, honey, and stone-ground mustard. Oil-drizzled asparagus spears make a crisp, hearty side.

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      Ham on Biscuits with Red-Eye Gravy

      Serve ham on sliced hot biscuits and drizzle with coffee-spiked gravy for a casual brunch or lunch recipe.

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      Brown-Sugar-Glazed Ham

      This four-ingredient ham is a party staple you'll make again and again. All you need is ham, brown sugar, red wine vinegar, and fresh mint sprigs.

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      Ham and Potatoes au Gratin

      This classic, cheesy potato bake becomes a crowd-pleasing main dish when you stir in ham and roasted red peppers.

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      Wild Rice-Ham Soup

      This comforting slow cooker soup is a mouthwatering way to repurpose leftover ham. Plus, it's brimming with warm, tender veggies that offer a delicious fix of fiber.

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      Pineapple-Glazed Ham

      Pineapple, dark rum, and dry mustard create a tantalizing, tropical-inspired glaze for baked ham.

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      Lentil-Ham Soup

      Fresh spinach and Parmesan cheese add something special to this slow cooker ham, veggie, and lentil soup.

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      Greens, Eggs, and Ham Loaf

      This ham loaf is the perfect dish for a weekend brunch or a night when having breakfast for supper sounds super. A no-cook mock hollandaise sauce adds flavor.

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      Greens, Beans, and Ham

      Saute Great Northern beans, ham strips, and fresh spinach in garlic and olive oil for a satisfying side dish.

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      Potato-Ham Bake

      This classic ham and potato bake is timeless -- you can adapt it to any season or occasion. Fresh asparagus, tarragon, and peppery chives give this tasty dinner some crisp green.

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      Creamy Macaroni-and-Cheese Ham Bake

      Classic mac and cheese and cubed ham meet in this creamy, surefire recipe. Simmer asparagus and mushrooms in white wine, then toss with linguine for a delicious, 20-minute dinner.

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      Classic Succotash

      This pure and simple version of succotash features sweet corn, tender butter beans, a hint of country ham, and a bit of butter and cream.

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