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Leftover ham recipes

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

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  • Ham & turkey pie on a plate

    Next level turkey & ham pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.41 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

  • Celeriac hash with ham hock & duck eggs

    Celeriac hash with ham hock & duck eggs

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.11 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

  • Sherried turkey & ham bake

    Sherried turkey & ham bake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.25 ratings

    This warming bake, rich with sherry and mustard, will use up the Christmas leftovers

  • Ham, turkey & sprout pie

    Ham, turkey & sprout pie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.14 ratings

    Great for using up leftovers from Christmas dinner. If you don’t fancy turkey, use chicken instead.

  • Festive stuffed chicken served on a plate with potatoes and salad

    Festive stuffed chicken

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Ham, leek & potato pie

    Ham, leek & potato pie

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.74 ratings

    Use up leftover ham in this family dish - add some celery sticks or other veg to the sauce too, if you like

  • Pea & ham soup in a rustic bowl with spoon & napkin

    Pea & ham soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.98 ratings

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

  • Klump served in a casserole dish

    Klump

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    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

  • Cheese & ham souffléd omelette

    Cheese & ham souffléd omelette

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Ham & veg crumble

    Ham & veg crumble

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.10 ratings

    Ham and root vegetables are coated in a creamy mustard and crème fraîche sauce, then topped with savoury crumble in this winter bake

  • Brie, ham & fig jam toastie

    Brie, ham & fig jam toastie

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Potted ham

    Potted ham

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Big ham salad

    Big ham salad

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.6 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

  • Ham, cheese & mushroom turnovers

    Ham, cheese & mushroom turnovers

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    A puff pastry turnover is always a good way of using leftovers - adapt the recipe to whatever cheese you've got

  • Ham & leek cobbler

    Ham & leek cobbler

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.24 ratings

    Use up a leftover chunk of ham in this healthy, but hearty, family supper

  • Ham & blue cheese tart

    Ham & blue cheese tart

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.29 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

  • Leek, potato & ham flip-over pie

    Leek, potato & ham flip-over pie

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Four & twenty chicken & ham pie

    Four & twenty chicken & ham pie

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    There aren't any blackbirds baked into it, but this stunning centrepiece will impress with its layers of nuts, fruit, chicken and gammon

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