20 Plus Ways to Use Leftover Ham

If your family is like mine you’re always looking for ways to use leftover ham after a holiday dinner. Here are more than 20 ways to use leftover ham.

Here are more than 20 ways to use leftover ham

Holiday leftovers  can be a blessing and a curse. The extra ham is nice for the first day or two and then you’re left scratching your head on how to eat it before it spoils.

Cube up the extra, place in a freezer bag or container and try one of these ways to use leftover ham down the road when the thought of ham doesn’t make your family groan in displeasure


  1. Creamy Ham and Veggie Pasta Salad
  2. Ham and Potato Quiche
  3. Ham, Swiss, and Spinach Rösti
  4. Hot Ham and Cheese Sandwiches
  5. Red Beans and Rice– uses the ham bone
  6. Dilly Ham Macaroni Salad
  7. Ham and Eggs Baked in Crispy Hashbrown Cups
  8. Scalloped Potatoes and Ham
  9. Creamy Ham Linguine
  10. Ham and Cheese Calzones
  11. Creamy Ham Pasta
  12. Ham and Cheese Bake
  13. Ham and Pineapple Fried Rice
  14. Scrambled Eggs and Muenster Cheese Skillet
  15. Ham and Veggie Macaroni
  16. Egg and Ham Breakfast Muffins
  17. Ham and Asparagus Frittata
  18. Hearty Ham Casserole
  19. Broccoli. Ham and Swiss Cheese Calzones
  20. Ham and Egg Casserole
  21. Creamy Fettuccine with Ham and Peas
  22. Cheesy Ranch Ham and Noodle Skillet
  23. Cheesy Ham and Broccoli Crescent Braid
  24. Breakfast Casserole with Potatoes, Ham, Eggs, and Cheese
  25. Cheesy Ham, Chicken, and Wild Rice Casserole 



  1. LOVE LOVE LOVE these ideas! I will definitely be checking back, and I will share your site with my daughter.

  2. Leftover ham is my favorite kind of ham. When cooking a ham, I very much look forward to the following week. Ham and eggs in any for is my favorite. I could eat an omelet every day.

    Oh, and…mmmm red beans and rice!

  3. I have so much ham left over this year, and these look delicious…thanks!

  4. I LOVE holiday ham, so of course all these ideas have my mouth watering. It doesn’t hurt that I also love cheese and it seems to pair so naturally with ham.

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