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. Here are 20 of our favorite ham recipes for you to try.


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Chutney-Glazed Ham with Roasted Asparagus
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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.

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Ham with Leeks & Dilled Potatoes

    Top asparagus, potatoes, leeks, and ham with Havarti-dill cheese for an easy one-pan dinner.

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Ham on Biscuits with Red-Eye Gravy

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

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Brown-Sugar-Glazed Ham

    This four-ingredient recipe is a party staple you'll make again and again.

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Ham & 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 hearty slow-cooker soup is a mouthwatering way to repurpose leftover ham.

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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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Cherry-Cola Ham

    Brown sugar and horseradish add spicy-sweetness to this juicy ham recipe.

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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 & 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 & Ham

    Sautee Great Northern beans, ham strips, fresh spinach, and garlic for a satisfying side dish.

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Baked Beans with Ham

    Ham and beans is a classic pairing. This version simmers in a delicious homemade sauce of molasses, Dijon mustard, crushed tomatoes, and cider vinegar.

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Greens, Eggs & Ham Sandwich

    For a sandwich that sings, layer leftover ham with nutty Gruyere cheese, peppery arugula, and soft-cooked egg on whole-grain bread.

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Potato-Ham Bake

    This classic ham and potato bake is timeless -- you can adapt it to any season or occasion. Seasonal asparagus, fresh tarragon, and peppery chives give this recipe a warm-weather spin.

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Creamy Macaroni-and-Cheese Ham Bake

    Simmer asparagus and mushrooms in white wine, and then toss with linguine for a delicious, 20-minute dinner.

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Red Beans & Rice with Andouille and Ham

    A takeoff on the Southern-style recipe, this slow cooker main dish uses long grain rice, two kinds of meat, sweet pepper, celery, and red kidney beans.

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Classic Succotash

    Chef Scott Peacock's 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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Cuban Fried Rice

    This Cuban-inspired dish requires just seven ingredients to whip up. Fresh pineapple tempers the spice of chopped jalapeno peppers, while chunks of ham make it nice and filling.

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Ham & Pea Soup

    Loaded with vegetables and herbs, this soup gets a burst of robust flavor from a surprisingly small amount of ham.

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Ham-and-Cheddar Scones

    These hearty scones are flavored with cheddar cheese, ham, dill, and Dijon mustard.

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