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11 Ways to Use Your Leftover Easter Ham

Apr 6 2015 - 5:00am

It's highly possible that you'll be overwhelmed with all the leftover ham from Easter. But don't worry, because we've rounded up some tasty ways to use it all up. From lots of sandwiches to eggs baked in ham cups, you'll use up all of those leftovers in no time — then you'll probably want to go and buy some more.

Split Pea Soup

Let a slow-cooker transform leftovers into a rich split pea soup [1].

Baked Eggs in Ham Cups

These savory breakfast treats will quickly become a favorite of yours. Eggs baked in ham cups [2] are a fun way to use up your Easter leftovers.

Ham Salad Sandwiches

A ham salad sandwich [3] is a pretty straightforward way to enjoy leftover ham, but this recipe incorporates a kick of mango chutney.

Breakfast Soufflé

A savory soufflé [4] is a highly indulgent way to use up your leftover ham.

Mother Hen Toast

Keep the festivities going while you use up your Easter leftovers with a delicious breakfast of mother hen toast [5].

Ham and Cabbage Reuben

Replace the corned beef in a Reuben [6] with sliced ham for a satisfying panini sandwich.

Red Beans and Rice

Take a little time to cook up a pot of red beans and rice [7]. Your leftover ham can be chopped up and used in this classic Louisiana dish.

Homemade Hot Pockets

Cheese and sliced ham fill these homemade Hot Pocket substitutes [8], which — dare we say — taste better than the store-bought kind.

Hoppin' John Soup

We can all use a little bit of extra luck in our lives, right? Chop up that extra ham and use it in a big pot of hoppin' John soup [9].

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

Sliced ham, Gruyère cheese, and puff pastry [10] come together to make a fast and easy French-inspired appetizer.

The Best Ham Sandwich Ever

Are you ready to try the best ham sandwich ever [11]? This winning combination involves brie cheese, cherry preserves, and mustard.

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