21 Tasty Ham Recipes for Weeknight Meals and Fancy Dinners Alike (2024)

Smoky, salty, and juicy ham is an easy accompaniment to many ingredients we always have on hand—eggs, cheese, potatoes, you get the picture. Whether you need a new baked ham recipe to serve at your next holiday gathering or want an easy ham recipe to make with leftovers, there's a ham recipe here for you. Ham and bean soup, ham quiche, and more await.

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Brown Sugar- and Whiskey-Glazed Ham

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This ham is glazed with a delicious mixture of brown sugar, cola, and whiskey. It's guaranteed to be the star of your Easter (or any special occasion) dinner table.

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Ham and Sweet Potato Mini Flatbreads

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Enjoy some of your favorite holiday flavors any time of the year with this super easy ham recipe. Just top flatbreads with mashed sweet potatoes, spinach, and ham, then finish with mozzarella cheese and cranberry sauce.

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Ham, Asparagus, and Cheese Strata

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Mornings just got a whole lot better. This loaded breakfast ham recipe is filled with the tender meat, asparagus, French bread, eggs, and Gruyère cheese. Make this egg casserole ahead, then pop it in the oven on the morning you're serving it.

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Scalloped Potato and Ham Soup

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Treat yourself to a bowl of creamy, rich ham soup. If you're a fan of scalloped potatoes, you're going to love this quick and easy soup recipe. Buttery toasted bread crumbs make a crunchy, delicious finish.

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Ham and Pea Tortellini

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This creamy ham recipe comes together super fast. Give the cheese tortellini and peas a few minutes to boil, then toss with ham, cream, and arugula. It's a one-dish dinner ready in 20 minutes.

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Ham and Cheese Slab Pies

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Frozen puff pastry makes prep a breeze for these golden slab pies. Layer ham, red onion, and Gruyère cheese over cream cheese for a decadent twist on the classic ham sandwich.

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Pressure Cooker Ham and Mixed Bean Soup

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This ham and bean soup recipe is a keeper. Starting with dried beans helps keep the grocery budget in check. And thanks to this being an Instant Pot ham recipe, you don't have to worry about an overnight soak on the beans.

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Ham on Biscuits with Red-Eye Gravy

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Here's a fun way to use up the canned biscuits in the fridge. Serve ham on sliced hot biscuits and drizzle with coffee-spiked gravy for a casual brunch or lunch recipe. Trust us, it's finger-licking good.

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Ham and Swiss Quiche Cups

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Instead of making a whole ham quiche recipe, make these adorable mini quiches for your next brunch party. You can make the pastry from scratch, but refrigerated piecrust works great and also speeds up the process.

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Apple Butter-Glazed Ham

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Tired of using all the homemade apple butter you made on toast? Use it to make this delicious ham recipe for dinner. Start by roasting some Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes for the easy side before tossing a ham slice on the grill.

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Potato-Ham Bake

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This classic ham and potato bake is timeless. Fresh asparagus, tarragon, and peppery chives give this tasty spring dinner some crisp greens. A creamy sauce made of cream cheese and milk add richness to every bite.

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Maple-Mustard Ham Rolls with Mac and Cheese

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We found a way to make macaroni and cheese even more delicious—just serve it in these mouthwatering ham rolls. Top the baked ham recipe with a yummy maple syrup sauce and panko breadcrumbs for a dish that will please everyone.

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Roasted Ham and Potatoes

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A little olive oil and fresh thyme go a long way in this ham and potato recipe. Brush each slice of ham with zesty orange marmalade for a hint of sweetness.

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Ham and Cheese Quiche

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Ham is a classic quiche ingredient and here it's paired with shredded cheddar cheese and roasted red peppers. Cooking this quiche recipe in the slow cooker results in a tender, flaky pastry and creamy filling.

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Slow-Simmered Kale with Ham

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This recipe calls for smoked ham hocks. They infuse each bit of broth and greens with a meaty, smoky flavor. We like to shred the ham once the dish is cooked so each spoonful is the perfect balance of tender greens and ham.

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Skillet-Baked Eggs and Ham

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Serve this ham recipe with whole grain toast for a hearty breakfast that's rich and satisfying. Each serving is has 19 grams of protein. Hosting a crowd for brunch? We've included directions to scale the recipe to feed 8.

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Mozzarella, Pesto & Ham Toasties

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Take your ham sandwich to the next level by slathering the bread with a homemade mint and almond pesto before toasting it. It's the perfect pairing for melted mozzarella cheese, salty ham, and sweet roasted red peppers.

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Potato-Crusted Ham and Cheese Quiche Bites

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These potato-crusted cups are filled with a creamy Gruyère cheese and egg mixture. You'll need just 6 ingredients total to make the dish. When placing the potatoes on your pan, be sure to overlap them as they'll shrink when cooking.

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Ham & Egg Breakfast Sandwich

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This ham breakfast sandwich has been earning rave reviews since we published the recipe. One reviewer called the recipe "fantastic" and said they can't wait to make another batch. Freeze a batch for up to 5 months.

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Apple-Fennel Ham and Egg Casserole

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A few ingredients set this ham breakfast casserole apart from the rest. Rye bread, fennel, and Granny Smith apples add sweet and savory flavors to Havarti cheese and thinly sliced deli ham. Save the fennel fronds to top the baked casserole.

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Chicken Cordon Bleu Wild Rice Casserole

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This rich chicken casserole is filled with black forest ham, sliced mushrooms, and wild rice. A buttery breadcrumb topping adds crunch and helps mimic breading on traditional chicken cordon bleu.

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