Ham a la King
My mom and I used to have a catering business, and this Ham a la King recipe was a popular choice from our menu. It looks elegant on the plate and always gets rave reviews. Being able to make the sauce a day ahead is a big plus.
—Jean Grubb, Bastrop, Texas
Baked Ham Tetrazzini
Rich, creamy pasta and cubed ham blend perfectly in this hearty Baked Ham Tetrazzini for two. It's a great way to use up leftover holiday ham.
—Elvi Kaukinen, Horseheads, New York
Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza
This Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza recipe is a combination of my two favorite foods—pizza and chicken cordon bleu. I have made this for my family and also the teachers at my school. Now my teachers ask me to make it for them for lunch!
—Justin Rippel, Colgate, Wisconsin
Asparagus and Ham Casserole
I created this Asparagus and Ham Casserole one day while trying to find a good recipe for leftover ham. Instead of resorting to scalloped potatoes and ham, or ham and noodles, I tried asparagus. Everyone liked it so well, I've made it ever since.
—Helen Ostronic, Omaha, Nebraska
Wild Rice and Ham Chowder
The rich, comforting taste of this Wild Rice and Ham Chowder appeals to everyone who tries it. I have my younger sister to thank for sharing this recipe with me years ago.
—Elma Friesen, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Pretty Ham Primavera
Give leftover ham a face-lift in this tasty pasta dish that mixes up in a wink. The mild cream sauce in this Pretty Ham Primavera gets fresh flavor from sauteed mushrooms and a boost of color from frozen peas.
—Joan Laurenzo, Johnstown, Ohio
Ham Salad Croissants
Folks always enjoy this crunchy, full-flavored ham salad. Ham Salad Croissants are a favorite sandwich at church dinners and family gatherings, and a great use for leftover ham.
—Jo Riley, Hart, Texas
Ham and Penne Milano
I came up with this Ham and Penne Milano recipe one night when I had to stretch leftover ham to feed my family of five. I added pasta and just "built" the recipe as I went along. My family loves it!
—Kathleen Mancuso, Niskayuna, New York
Mini Ham 'n' Cheese Frittatas
Every time I serve brunch, these Mini Ham 'n' Cheese Frittatas are the first things to disappear…and nobody knows they are low fat!
—Susan Watt, Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Split Pea and Ham Soup
Not a winter goes by that I don't fix at least one batch of this traditional Split Pea and Ham Soup. It's a hot and hearty meal that really warms up my family.
—Lucille Schreiber, Gleason, Wisconsin
Ham and Broccoli Bake
Plan ahead and start this satisfying and comforting casserole the night before you plan to enjoy it. This hearty Ham and Broccoli Bake is a bargain at only 75 cents per serving.
—Harmony Tardugno, Rome, New York
Potato Crust Quiche
I mostly make this Potato Crust Quiche for family, but company loves it, too. It's almost a meal in itself—all you need to add is a salad.
—Nancy Smith, Scottsdale, Arizona
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