Leftover Ham Recipes
Ham Hock and Split Pea Soup
Ask your butcher to cut the ham hock in half for more flavor extraction.
Creole Chicken and Ham Fried Rice
This fried rice, studded with sautéed chicken and smoky ham, is softer and moister than the Asian version. Any kind of long- or medium-grain white rice works nicely here.
Potato and Ham Hock Soup
Get your butcher to cut the ham hock in half for easier flavor extraction.
Grilled Cheddar and Ham with Apple and Chutney Sandwiches
F&W's Grace Parisi likes the sweetness of the mango chutney in this sandwich.
Ham and Deviled Egg Breakfast Sandwiches
This irresistible breakfast is a hybrid of an egg salad sandwich and an Egg McMuffin. It combines spicy, pickle-laced egg salad on a toasted English muffin with warm smoky ham and crispy frisée.
Époisses, Ham and Apple Tart
Chef Ludo Lefebvre uses the pungent, soft cow-milk cheese Époisses to flavor this delicious tart. He adds ham and apples as well, to balance the rich filling.
Inside-Out Grilled Ham-and-Cheese Sandwiches
The best way to improve on a great grilled cheese is to sprinkle some cheese on the outside of the bread. It creates a super-crisp, cheesy crust.
Grilled Ham-and-Pimento-Cheese Sandwiches with Fonduta and Fried Eggs
Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman created this wow sandwich that just keeps on going with a filling of crispy, cheesy grilled ham-and-pimento-cheese. The amazing sandwich is topped with creamy three-cheese sauce and a fried egg.
Ham and Potato Chip Tortilla
Adding jalapeño potato chips to a simple egg tortilla (a Spanish omelet) gives it a salty, spicy zing. Serve extra chips on the side.
Grilled Ham and Cheese with Strawberry-Red-Wine Jam
Buttermilk Ham and Cheese Biscuits
Lee Hefter gets so caught up in cooking Thanksgiving dinner that he hardly has time to eat it. He has a turkey-and-stuffing sandwich on these biscuits while he's cleaning up.
Country Ham Flapjacks with Maple Syrup
Using store-bought corn muffin mix and leftover chopped ham to make these savory flapjacks is a quick and clever trick.