What To Make With What’s On Sale: Leftover Ham

For this week’s What To Make With What’s On Sale post, we’re sharing ways to use up ham that you might have left over from Easter dinner!  Check out Carrie’s Easter Deals Price Roundup to compare this week’s ham prices.

Here are seven recipe ideas for using leftover ham!

Diced ham is a great addition to lots of breakfast dishes, like this Ham and Cheese Frittata.  Ham can also be used in place of bacon in your favorite breakfast recipe.

Ham and beans are an easy dish to prepare and make a hearty meal. The Pioneer’s Woman’s Spicy Beans recipe calls for a ham hock; try adding a cup of diced ham as well!

Country Green Beans: Image from Allrecipes

Here are a couple of ham side dish recipes that look tasty: Country Green Beans (fresh green beans are just $0.59/lb at Sunflower Market!) and this Awesome Ham Pasta Salad.

If you’re in the mood for soup, try this recipe for Delicious Ham and Potato Soup.  With over 6,000 reviews and 5 stars, it’s sure to be a hit!

Delicious Ham and Potato Soup: Image from Allrecipes

My family loves this Creamy Curried Ham & Broccoli, and it’s super easy too!  It also freezes well, if you’re into freezer cooking!

Here’s a simple one-skillet meal, Fried Rice with Ham, Egg and Scallions.  (Speaking from experience, fried rice is best made with cold, leftover rice!)


Will you be having ham for Easter dinner?  What’s your favorite way to use leftover ham?

For more great recipe ideas, visit the What To Make With What’s On Sale archives!





  1. I made the ham and potato soup recipe with my left over ham last night, and it was seriously the best potato soup I have ever had. Even my picky 7 year old had seconds after telling me earlier that there was no way she would eat it. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

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