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Ham leftover recipes please?

Augieang Apr 1, 2013 07:28 AM

Got some great ham leftovers today. Does anyone have some good ham recipes for a casserole of some of kind, without that cream of mushroom soup. Thanks.

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    noodlepoodle Apr 1, 2013 05:09 PM

    Lentil soup with the bone and small chunks of ham.

    Baked ham on the bone freezes well.

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      sandylc Apr 1, 2013 04:06 PM

      A French ham sandwich. A really good baguette, sliced lengthwise, Dijon on one side, unsalted butter on the other, and a thick slice of ham in between.

      1. monavano Apr 1, 2013 03:21 PM

        One of my favorite dishes my mom used to make was scalloped potatoes and ham. I wish I had her recipe.

        1. Ruthie789 Apr 1, 2013 03:16 PM

          Foodwishes.com has a recipe for potato-ham soup which looks delicious.

          1. Kris in Beijing Apr 1, 2013 02:01 PM

            Here are a bunch of choices:


            all designed for freezing

            1. Wtg2Retire Apr 1, 2013 01:59 PM

              Elvis Presley's Country Bean Bake

              2 cups dried pinto beans
              2 tablespoons bacon drippings
              1 cup sliced onions
              1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
              8 to 16 ounces cubed cooked ham
              1/2 cup ketchup
              1/4 cup molasses
              1 tablespoon vinegar
              1 teaspoon salt
              1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
              1 1/2 teaspoons dried mustard
              1/2 cup reserved bean cooking liquid

              Following package directions, cook pinto beans until tender. Drain beans, reserving 1/2 cup of the liquid. Add bacon drippings to a skillet over medium heat; add onion and green pepper and cook for 5 minutes. Layer cooked drained beans, onions and peppers, and ham in a 2-quart casserole. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over the mixture. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. Serves 6.

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                madtheswine Apr 1, 2013 01:51 PM

                Ham Croquettes.

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                  jujuthomas Apr 1, 2013 01:23 PM

                  marking my spot here so I can see what delicious suggestions are made! a 7lb ham makes a lot of leftovers for just the two of us. :) I got a bone-in so I can satisfy my split-pea soup craving...

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                  1. re: jujuthomas
                    Augieang Apr 1, 2013 02:12 PM

                    That is the same size I got. Just for the two of us, but I love ham. And I use. My bone in potato soup.

                    1. re: Augieang
                      jujuthomas Apr 1, 2013 04:15 PM

                      we love ham as well, so the leftovers won't go to waste even just plain. mmm... potato soup sounds divine!
                      our cafeteria at work had split pea today - I almost got it to try to satisfy my craving. Glad I didn't my coworker said they used lunchmeat type ham in it - and he found the plastic wrapping to prove it! ick.

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                    laliz Apr 1, 2013 01:19 PM

                    Ham and cheese sandwich on sturdy wheat or rye with mayonnaise and mustard and MOST IMPORTANT ~~ smushed potato chips.

                    1. Ruthie789 Apr 1, 2013 01:09 PM

                      My Mom always made a mac and cheese with the leftover ham, using canned tomatoes, cheese, ham toast wedges on top. We loved it, so good, but do not have an official recipe.

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                        Gloriaa Apr 1, 2013 11:43 AM

                        My mom used to make creamed ham( bechamel, Dijon, ham&peas) and then serve it on toasts and if you are feeling fancy you can serve it in vol au vents. It is similar to croque monsieur, soooo delicious. Daniel Bouloud makes the best one followed closely by Ina Garten.

                        1. juliejulez Apr 1, 2013 11:40 AM

                          I've had this one saved awhile http://www.kevinandamanda.com/recipes... I haven't tried it but I think someone else here did and said it was good. Not a casserole, but a skillet meal so just as convenient.

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                            nemo Apr 1, 2013 11:38 AM

                            What Lizard said.

                            And if you didn't have potatoes yesterday, or even if you did but aren't tired of them, ham/potatoes/and green beans is a comfy dish. More a casserole with a little broth; soup with lots more. Saute chopped onion to start, add ham and potatoes, green beans at the end.

                            Or faux scalloped potatoes with boiled potatoes sliced or in chunks, nice bite sized pieces of ham, lots of white sauce (make it soupy because the potatoes soak it up).

                            Neither of these freezes well. The potatoes get soggy and mealy.

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                              Tara57 Apr 1, 2013 11:34 AM

                              Add it to scalloped potatoes.

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                                LP808 Apr 1, 2013 11:23 AM

                                Not a casserole, but just as easy...We usually make a big pot of ham, green beans, and potatoes with any ham leftovers. Husband's family eats it with ranch dressing on top, I eat it with either mustard and/or apple cider vinegar.

                                1. eLizard Apr 1, 2013 10:54 AM

                                  frittata, pea soup, ham salad, ham and eggs, thrown into mac and cheese, ham and baked beans. don't forget the hot sauce.

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