10 Recipes Created With Easter Dinner Leftovers
Old-Fashioned Egg Salad
Here's a paired-down version of a long-time staple. You can also add a little cream cheese to the Old-Fashioned Egg Salad for an extra-creamy sandwich if you'd like.
—American Egg Board, Linda Braun, Park Ridge, Illinois
Mac 'n' Cheese with Ham
This hearty and comforting Mac 'n' Cheese with Ham casserole features ingredients that everyone loves. It has a satisfying homemade flavor.
—Anita Durst, Madison, Wisconsin
Ham 'n' Potato Casserole
Sour cream and cheese give this hearty Ham 'n' Potato Casserole an irresistible richness. Paired with fresh fruit, it is a filling breakfast, lunch or dinner.
—Rosetta Miller, Middlebury, Indiana
This quick-and-easy Lamb Ratatouille recipe is a great way to use up leftover lamb — and so good, your family will never guess it's a second-day dish. It's also good with beef.
—Maxine Cenker, Weirton, West Virginia
Ham and Bean Soup
I learned to make this Ham and Bean Soup when we lived in Pennsylvania near several Amish families. It’s a great way to use up ham and mashed potatoes. It freezes well, too.
—Amanda Reed, Milford, Delaware
Cheddar Ham Soup
This hearty Cheddar Ham Soup, chock-full of leftover ham, veggies and cheese, is creamy and comforting. And even though the recipe makes enough to feed a crowd of post-holiday guests, don’t look for leftovers!
—Marty Matthews, Clarksville, Tennessee
People tell me they can't stay away from this fresh-tasting salad, with its layers of lettuce, green pepper, cucumber, macaroni, hard-cooked eggs, ham and more. Mustard and pepper give a little zip to the creamy mayonnaise dressing.
—C. Neomi Drummond, Des Moines, Iowa
Creamy Ham 'n' Egg Casserole
Have leftover cooked potatoes or eggs on hand? Here’s a terrific way to use them up! This breakfast main dish is a great way to fill up family members before they leave for work, school or wherever they need to be.
—Dixie Terry, Goreville, Illinois
After-Holiday Ham on Biscuits
Leftover ham and hard-cooked eggs are put to good use by making this tasty After-Holiday Ham on Biscuits with a creamy white sauce. When my children were young, they loved to color lots of Easter eggs, so this recipe was a great way to use them up.
—Billie George, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Easter Brunch Lasagna
Ham, broccoli and hard-cooked eggs are terrific together in this unique brunch lasagna. I came up with the recipe for a family gathering. Muffins and fresh fruit are all I add to nicely round out the meal.
—Sarah Larson, La Farge, Wisconsin