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Leftover ham recipes

36 Recipes

Use up leftover cooked ham or gammon after Christmas using our easy meal ideas. Choose from tasty pies, salads, soups and more.
 

Celeriac hash with ham hock & duck eggs

5

(4 ratings)

This hearty hash is a great way to use up any leftover root vegetables. You could try swapping the celeriac for parsnips, potatoes or Jerusalem artichokes
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Croque madame traybake

5

(1 rating)

Take a ham and cheese toastie to the next level with this croque madame traybake, ideal for brunch – and you can make the white sauce a day or two ahead of time...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Next level turkey & ham pie

4.8

(5 ratings)

Use up the Christmas leftovers to make this hearty, deep-filled turkey and ham pie. You could use shop-bought pastry but nothing beats homemade
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Ham, turkey & sprout pie

5

(4 ratings)

Great for using up leftovers from Christmas dinner. If you don’t fancy turkey, use chicken instead...
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • Easy

Festive stuffed chicken

4.142855

(7 ratings)

Use leftover ingredients from Christmas including Boursin cheese, cranberry jelly and stuffing in this festive dish. Ideal for casual entertaining
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Pea & ham soup

4.69231

(52 ratings)

A meaty and vibrant soup that's great for using up festive ham leftovers or as a comforting storecupboard soup...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Klump

0

(0 ratings)

Try this German-inspired dish, packed with potatoes, bacon, pears and kale. It's a great way to get through leftovers – swap the bacon for ham if preferred...
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Ham, leek & potato pie

4.609375

(64 ratings)

Use up leftover ham in this family dish - add some celery sticks or other veg to the sauce too, if you like
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Cheese & ham souffléd omelette

4.2

(10 ratings)

This fluffy and filling meal for one uses up leftover ham or gammon and makes a great brunch served with baked beans
  • 20 mins
  • More effort

Ham & veg crumble

4.4

(5 ratings)

Ham and root vegetables are coated in a creamy mustard and crème fraîche sauce, then topped with savoury crumble in this winter bake
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy

Brie, ham & fig jam toastie

5

(1 rating)

This speedy comforting snack has everything you want from a sandwich – melty cheese, salty ham and a touch of sweet fruit...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Potted ham

5

(2 ratings)

This simple starter is a great way to use up leftover ham and you can freeze it ahead
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Big ham salad

4.25

(4 ratings)

Peas and ham don't just partner well in soup - try them together in a fresh, minty salad platter, great for a buffet party
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Ham, cheese & mushroom turnovers

4.714285

(14 ratings)

A puff pastry turnover is always a good way of using leftovers - adapt the recipe to whatever cheese you've got
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy

Next level turkey & ham pie

4.8

(5 ratings)

Use up the Christmas leftovers to make this hearty, deep-filled turkey and ham pie. You could use shop-bought pastry but nothing beats homemade
  • 1 hour and 55 mins
  • More effort

Ham & leek cobbler

4.26087

(23 ratings)

Use up a leftover chunk of ham in this healthy, but hearty, family supper
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Ham & blue cheese tart

4.8

(25 ratings)

There's no need to make pastry for this tart, just buy a packet of filo. The leftovers are great for packed lunches too
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Leek, potato & ham flip-over pie

4.42857

(7 ratings)

This warming winter recipe is a great way to use up the Christmas leftovers, and so easy to make. Perfect for Boxing Day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Four & twenty chicken & ham pie

4.857145

(7 ratings)

There aren't any blackbirds baked into it, but this stunning centrepiece will impress with its layers of nuts, fruit, chicken and gammon
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • A challenge

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