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15 Things To Do With Leftover Ham

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Buying the perfect-sized ham for all those holiday gatherings isn't easy. Is it a pound per person, or two pounds per person? You just never know. When I'm standing at the supermarket staring at the ham choices, I figure I'd rather have more ham versus not enough. It's never a problem figuring out what to do with leftover ham but if you are stuck and need inspiration, here are 16 things to do with leftover ham that won't feel like you're eating leftovers. 

Leftover Ham Recipes

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Here are 16 awesome recipes that you can cook to use up all that leftover Easter ham! Who knows, maybe it will even inspire you to buy and cook more whole hams during the rest of the year!

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1. Scalloped Potatoes and Ham


2. Gluten-free ham Cheddar Chowder


3. Leftover Ham and Cheese Biscuits


4. Potato Ham Scallop


5. Split Pea Soup With Ham Bone


6. Cuban Deviled Ham Sandwiches


7. Pressure Cooker Jalapeno Macaroni and Cheese


8. Southern Baked Ham and Cheese


9. Instant Pot Ham and Bean Soup


10. Leftover Ham Pasta with Cheese


11. Ham and Cheese Frittata Muffins


12. Gluten-Free Holiday Ham Rice and Eggs Benedict


13. Ham and Leek Quiche


14. Leftover Holiday Ham Baked Sliders


15. Slow Cooker Leftover Ham and Shredded Potato Soup


16. Ham Pot Pie


See? I told you there will ALWAYS be ways to use up that leftover ham! Soups, quiches, pasta, and more. If you run out of things to make with leftover ham, you can always freeze some of it to use later on.


This holiday season, when you're deciding how many pounds of ham you need, think more. Bigger is better for the holidays, right?! And now, with all these awesome recipes that you can cook to use up that leftover ham you can rest easy knowing that your decision isn't as detrimental as you thought. The beauty of ham is that it's so versatile and can be eaten year-round, so freeze it, cook it, and enjoy it anytime that you want!

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