12 Leftover Ham Recipes

Leftover ham is never a bad thing. These 12 recipes are proof.

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Calling this crazy indulgent Monte Cristo a leftover ham sandwich is like saying Julia Child could cook pretty decent.
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Ham and Potatoes Sarladaise

Got ham? This French classic typically draws on duck confit but is just as sublime when used to disguise leftover ham.
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Croque Madame Muffins

A nifty little ooh- and aah-inducing riff on the classic croque madame that's perfect to assemble ahead of time for big batch brunches.
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Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich

Here's how to use that leftover ham to embellish a classic grilled cheese to really quite exceptional effect.
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Ham and Cheese Omelet

An insanely practical and easy way to put to use any leftover ham and odd bits of cheese from the holiday.
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Ham, Cheese, and Potato Casserole

Our latest definition of decadent comfort food. A David Leite original, this recipe melds layers of ham, potatoes, shallots, and gooey cheese in a rich cream sauce.
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Mini Quiche for One

Quiche for one? It sounds a lot more ambitious than it actually is. It's truly a cinch to make. So go on. Love yourself a little. Or a lot.
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Julia Child's Eggs Benedict

Julia Child didn't mess around when it came to breakfast. Here her velvety hollandaise sauce is spooned over poached eggs, ham, and brioche, to marvelous effect.
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Senate Bean Soup

A winter classic made with navy beans, a ham hock, and a handful of pantry ingredients that somehow meld together into a sum that's far, far superlative to its parts.
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Sauteed Brussels Sprouts, Ham, Toasted Pecans

These little cabbages just don't seem like their usual selves, not when thinly sliced and sautéed like they are here.
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Green Eggs and Ham

This recipe may not be exactly what Dr. Seuss intended when he wrote Green Eggs and Ham. Oh well.
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Arugula Salad with Country Ham, Pears, and Honey Vinaigrette

This arugula and ham salad balances the saltiness of the ham, the juiciness of pears, and the tartness of the dressing. Serve it as an entree or appetizer.
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