8 Ways to Use Leftover Easter Ham

For many families, next weekend will bring a delicious ham dinner to the table.  We know that planning and cooking meals for a whole family goes beyond special holidays – which is why you were smart enough to buy the extra large ham!  Extra large ham = extra large leftovers!  To that end, Favado.com has gathered 8 slam dunk recipes to guide you through getting the most out of your big holiday roast.  With recipes like these, you might just want to cook a ham every Sunday, or at least have it for dessert!

8 Ways to Use Leftover Easter Ham (White Bean and Ham Soup from Simply Recipes) at Favado.com/blog

Hamming it Up with a Soup and Sandwich Lunch

Nothing is easier than a big pot of soup and a yummy sandwich to satisfy a hungry group in early spring.  Pair this White Bean and Ham soup from SimplyRecipes.com with this super fast Ham Salad from allrecipies.com for a cafe-quality lunch combo without the cafe pricetag!

8 Ways to Use Leftover Easter Ham (Ham Breakfast Casserole from Food.com) at Favado.com/blog

Get the Day Started with the Other White Meat

We’re not sure why all eggs aren’t served in a crispy ham shell because this recipe for Baked Eggs and Mushrooms in Ham Crisps from epicurious.com is one of the greatest ways to use a cupcake tin for a breakfast food that we’ve ever seen.

This Ham Breakfast Casserole from Food.com has all your favorite parts of breakfast baked into one easy dish!  Great for attending a group brunch or to pop in the oven while going about your morning routine, you will love this tasty take on a classic breakfast combination.

8 Ways to Use Leftover Easter Ham (Creamy Pasta Shells with Broccoli and Ham from myrecipes.com) at Favado.com/blog

Get Down with Dinner

Keep even the picky eaters happy with this quick-and-easy Creamy Pasta Shells with Broccoli and Ham from myrecipes.com, and satisfy your meat-and-potato lovers with this ultra-creamy Scalloped Potato recipe from Food.com.  For a great side item with a southern vibe, try this Collard Greens with Ham  (and bacon!) from Foodrepublic.com for a double pork whammy with your dinner.

8 Ways to Use Leftover Easter Ham (Honey Cupcakes from cupcakeproject.com) at Favado.com/blog

Ham…for Dessert?

Stay with us: these cupcakes have a ham liner instead of a paper liner, making it the most creative (and delicious!) use of ham on the list.  Try making these Honey Cupcakes with a candied pineapple topper and cinnamon cream cheese frosting from cupcakeproject.com to bring down the house at your next birthday brunch.