13 Leftover Ham Recipes You'll Look Forward to Making
So you cooked a big holiday feast and now have a ton of leftover ham. Here you'll find some amazing leftover ham recipes that go beyond a leftover ham soup or sandwich (though we've got those, too). These leftover ham ideas from our Test Kitchen will have you excited to enjoy your leftovers in new, delicious ways.
Ham, Asparagus, and Cheese Strata
Leftover Ham Chef's Salad
Broccoli Gravy Toasts
Step aside, avocado toast! This leftover ham recipe is definitely changing the fancy toast topper game. A quick skillet gravy comes together with leftover ham, broccoli butter, and onions. Served over thick toasted bread, it's a delicious quick meal for busy days.
Ham and Pea Tortellini
Decadent meals don't have to take a ton of time to prepare. Take this 20-minute pasta recipe, for example. Cheese tortellini, leftover ham, and peas swim in a rich, creamy sauce. A couple handfuls of arugula add a peppery bite while also providing extra nutrients to the dish.
Baked Eggs and Ham
We love a good skillet meal and this leftover ham recipe is perfect for breakfast or a quick breakfast-for-dinner idea. Leeks add a light onion flavor while cream and Gruyère cheese add richness to every bite.
Tex-Mex Ham and Beans
Scalloped Potato and Ham Soup
If you love scalloped potatoes, wait until you try this cozy soup. It's got the same creamy flavor as the potato side, only we've added lots of veggies and leftover ham to the pot. Lightly toasted and seasoned panko breadcrumbs add an irresistible crunch.
There's nothing like starting the day with a slice of quiche with a buttery, flaky piecrust. This simple quiche recipe can be easily adapted to whatever you've got on hand. In this case, we're obviously starting with leftover ham, but feel free to use chicken or crab, too.
One-Pot Ham and Greens Pasta
Sweet Potato Biscuit Sandwiches with Ham and Redeye Gravy
Talk about a mouthwatering brunch! Everyone will be snapping a pic before diving into one of these delicious leftover ham biscuit sandwiches. If you haven't had a chance to try redeye gravy yet, you can make it using leftover coffee (yes, coffee!).