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5 great recipes using leftover ham

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5 great recipes using leftover ham

Ham is the ultimate main for any gathering—it can feed a large crowd but is still easy on the cook because it’s so simple to prepare. Because you’re almost always guaranteed to have leftovers, we’ve put together a list of our favourite recipes that transform your leftover ham into tasty lunches, dinners and snacks.

Creamy ham and pea pasta

Kids love this quick and easy dinner that uses many ingredients that you already have on hand. You’ll love this versatile recipe so much you’ll want to try it with leftover turkey, chicken or meatballs, too!


Photography by Yvonne Duivenvoorden

Broccoli and ham cakes with cheese sauce

If you can never get enough pancakes, you’ll go nuts for this savoury version—it’s a great addition to any brunch. Substitute the broccoli with your favourite steamed veggies as a way to use up leftover sides.


Photography by Jeff Coulson

Ham and cheese mini muffins

These mini muffins are great for a quick grab-and-go breakfast or lunch. Make them ahead of time and pop some in the freezer for future snack attacks. For an adult-flavoured twist, switch up the cheddar for Gruyere and add your favourite herbs, like fresh tarragon or basil.


Photography by Jeff Coulson

Slow cooker corn and smoked ham chowder

This hearty, delicious slow cooker soup serves a crowd and is simple to make. Freeze any leftover soup in individual containers for an easy make-ahead dinner.


Photography by Jeff Coulson

Classic croque monsieur
This decadent French bistro favourite is a real treat for a quick lunch or dinner. Chill your ham overnight in the refrigerator in order to cut the thinnest slices perfect for this amazing sandwich.


Photography by Jeff Coulson

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