A round up of more than 25 leftover ham recipes.  Everything from baked potatoes to ham asparagus rolls!  Your solution to that leftover holiday ham! 
 A collage image of several leftover ham recipes.

Leftovers after big family holidays were always a must for me. What’s Thanksgiving dinner without a ton of great leftovers to last you for days? I feel the same way about Easter! I love having tons of leftover hard-boiled eggs in my fridge and I love having tons of leftover ham! There are a million meals you can make with leftover ham, and I rounded up a few that had me drooling!

Cheesy Egg, Avocado and Ham Breakfast Sandwich

Cheesy Egg, Avocado and Ham Breakfast Sandwiches are perfect for using your leftover ham! They also make the best, easy freezer meals. | Tastes Better From Scratch
5 from 2 votes

Cheesy Egg Avocado and Ham Breakfast Sandwich

Cheesy Egg, Avocado and Ham Breakfast Sandwiches are perfect for using your leftover ham! They also make the best, easy freezer meal. 
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Use leftover ham to prepare a hearty breakfast. These can be whipped together super quickly, and you can even make a big batch for freezer meals if you’d like. See the note at the end of the recipe for freezing.

5 stars.


“I love the idea of adding tomatoes and avocado to make it healthier and more filling! Great recipe!”


Loaded Breakfast Potato Boats

Breakfast Potato Boats with Canadian bacon, peppers, cheese and a baked egg. | Tastes Better From Scratch
5 from 1 vote

Loaded Breakfast Potato Boats

These Breakfast Potato Boats are loaded with cheese, vegetables, Canadian bacon and baked with an egg and avocado on top!
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Breakfast Potato Boats that use simple, quality ingredients, and are easy to throw together. You can eat them for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

5 stars.


“If my husband has to pick a favorite food, I bet it would be potatoes. I’m sure he would FLIP if I made these! Heck, we’d eat them for dinner!! Looks yummy “

“I love potatoes! I like them in any way shape or form. These look tasty!”

Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

Two egg, ham and cheese breakfast sandwiches made on English muffins, stacked on top of each other.
4.94 from 267 votes

Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches made with baked eggs and topped with cheese, sausage, bacon, or ham on an English muffin. These make-ahead breakfast sandwiches are easy and delicious.
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Stress-free mornings are made possible with these delicious freezer breakfast sandwiches. Totally customizable and can be made healthier. The directions are in the post for healthier options and ideas!

5 stars.


“I have used this recipe several times now. Always turn out perfectly 👍”

“Wow fantastic, my son now makes these each week and takes it to work for breakfast every day.”

Grilled Ham and Cheese with Honey Mustard Sauce

Two halves of a grilled ham and cheese sandwich stacked on top of each other.
5 from 7 votes

Grilled Ham and Cheese

The ultimate Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches served with a simple homemade Honey Mustard Sauce.
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Leftover ham makes the BEST ham and cheese sandwich. Total comfort food especially when slathered in a delicious honey mustard sauce.

5 stars.

“I love a good ham and cheese!!”
“Great sandwiches for Easter morning! I adore cheddar cheese, and the sauce looks delicious”

Baked Ham and Swiss Sliders

A spatula lifting a baked ham and cheese slider out of a white baking dish filled with sliders.
5 from 27 votes

Baked Ham and Swiss Sliders

These crowd-pleasing Ham and Cheese Sliders start with deli ham and sliced cheese layered in soft Hawaiian rolls and brushed with a buttery Dijon sauce.
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These are the easiest little sandwiches to make for a weeknight meal with some potato salad or baked beans or for a fun Saturday or Sunday lunch!

5 stars.

“Easy and totally delicious!”
“Yum! Those look amazing. I love swiss cheese”

Charro Beans

Charro beans served in a bowl with tortillas on the side.
5 from 40 votes

Charro Beans

These amazing Mexican Charro Beans are made with pinto beans simmering in a boldly flavored broth with bacon, ham, chorizo, chili peppers, tomatoes and spices.
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Baked empanadas with the one in the center torn in half.
5 from 40 votes

Argentine Empanadas

This authentic Argentine Empanadas recipe is so approachable, anyone can make them! The filling ingredients include ground beef, onion, spices, green olives and hard boiled eggs in an easy homemade empanada dough. 
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Broccoli, Ham & Cheese Baked Potato

5 from 3 votes

Broccoli, Ham & Cheese Baked Potato

Broccoli, Ham & Cheese Baked Potato with a homemade cheese sauce that will take your traditional baked potato to the next level!
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After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, save time in the kitchen by making these easy baked potatoes. There’s hardly any prep to it, it’s cheap, it fills you up, and tastes delicious!

5 stars.


“This was a really easy and yummy dinner that my family loved. Thanks!”

Slow Cooker Leftover Ham Bone Soup

A bowl filled with Ham Bone soup including ham bone broth, veggies, beans and ham.
4.95 from 36 votes

Ham Bone Soup

This leftover Ham Bone Soup is our family's favorite, loaded with vegetables and beans in the most flavorful broth.
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5 stars.


Use your leftover ham bone to make a delicious and healthy soup. So warm and comforting it will be your favorite after holiday meal!

“I am so pleased with this recipe. I can remember my grandmother making ham bone soup and have longed for the taste of it for so long. If I’m being honest, I expected this recipe to turn out ‘fine or good’ but I never expected it to bring me back to my childhood in my grandmother’s kitchen the day after Easter. The taste of this soup screams homemade and old fashioned – A real ‘tried and true’ recipe that will forever be in my repertoire!”

Ham and Asparagus Rolls

Ham asparagus rolls laid ona platter.
4.67 from 3 votes

Ham Asparagus Rolls

Ham Asparagus Rolls are asparagus spears, rolled in cooked ham and topped with a creamy homemade cheese sauce. 
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Perfect for brunch, lunch, or as an easy dinner, these Ham Asparagus rolls are a fan favorite!

5 stars.


“This has become one of my favorite recipes!”

“MMM! I could eat like 3 of those for dinner! YUM!”

Ham Fried Rice

Ham fried rice with peas, carrots and ham, served on a white plate.
4.93 from 26 votes

Ham Fried Rice

Easy Ham Fried Rice made with leftover rice and thrown together in less than 20 minutes! 
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Our family’s favorite way to use leftover ham! It’s completely delicious and my whole family–toddlers included–asked for seconds.

5 stars.


“Just the best recipe ever, as is! This is now a #1 favorite for me.”

“Delicious!!! My husband loves Chinese food and he was very impressed that this was from a recipe that I made. Thanks for such an easy, tasteful recipe.”

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken cordon bleu cut in half, on a plate with peas and sauce.
4.96 from 149 votes

Chicken Cordon Bleu

My favorite Chicken Cordon Bleu includes rolled up layers of ham and Swiss cheese with a crunchy coating, topped with a simple sauce.
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Everyone’s favorite with an easier method for getting the chicken breast thin- no more pounding. Perfect for entertaining or a nice dinner at home without all the fuss!

5 stars.

“When you use the corn flakes cereal, the skin turned out amazing! ??? How on earth have I never tried this before!!”
“I have never been into the whole pounding chicken thing so I thought I would give this method a try. So yummy. I cut my ham/cheese rolls in half and double stuffed each breast. They turned out perfect! My husband raved!”
A piece of ham quiche cut out of larger quiche.
A ham and egg breakfast sandwich sitting on a plate.
Ham and potato breakfast hash and one egg.
A dish filled with ham and cheese enchiladas.
A ham and pineapple wrap cut in half on a plate.
Ham salad sandwich in a ramekin.
Ham and egg cobb salad with avocado and tomatos.
Ham, bacon, pineapple quesadillas stacked on a cutting board.
Fettuccini with ham and peas on a plate.
Ham and cheese double stuffed potato on a plate.
Chicken cordon bleu crescents on a plate with mashed potatoes and vegetables.
 A bowl filled with baked pasta and broccoli with ham.

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  1. This is the perfect time of year to post this! 🙂 Thanks for sharing! Pinning and sharing this!