Ham Recipes

Take a peek at these recipes that will take you from glazed and baked hams to classic leftovers including roll-ups, casseroles, crepes and more.

Recipe Spotlight

My Best-Ever Jambalaya

I tried to mimic Jambalaya from my favorite restaurant and it turned out so well my daughter and husband now prefer my recipe and won't order it when we go to the restaurant! —Alexis Van Vulpen, St. Albert, Alberta
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More Ham Recipes

Carrot Cheese Soup

Carrot Cheese Soup

Carrot Cheese Soup

I THOUGHT this sounded like a compatible mix of ingredients when I read the recipe for the first time - and it is delicious. It's a pretty color and makes a hearty soup to serve during the winter months. -Terese Snyder, Marquette, Michigan

Hot Italian Ham Subs

Hot Italian Ham Subs

Hot Italian Ham Subs

“I got the idea for Hot Italian Ham Subs when I tried to duplicate a delicious deli sandwich I'd enjoyed while traveling,” says Leann Hillmer of Sylvan Grove, Kansas. Fresh tomato and basil add color and flavor to Leann's hearty recipe.

Spring Morning Casserole

Spring Morning Casserole

Spring Morning Casserole

“My mom gave me this recipe, and it has quickly become my favorite breakfast casserole. I love that it can be made the night before and popped in the oven for a special breakfast.” —Melody Holland, Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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Ham and Broccoli Strata

Ham and Broccoli Strata

Ham and Broccoli Strata

Entertaining is easy with this homespun strata that features broccoli, ham and cheese. You assemble it the night before you need it, so there's no last-minute fuss.

Tangy Ham Steak

Tangy Ham Steak

Tangy Ham Steak

This glazed ham steak is a yummy quick-and-easy main dish. It tastes especially good heated on the grill but works well in the oven broiler, too. On summer weekends back home, Dad does the grilling while Mom prepares the rest of the meal.—Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Pineapple Mustard Ham

Pineapple Mustard Ham

Pineapple Mustard Ham

Sweet and spicy ingredients combine in a fruity glaze to top this delightful ham, which was one of my mom's specialties. Our family enjoyed it many times for Easter. The horseradish and dry mustard in the glaze add delicious zip to the tender ham slices. -Lorrie Bailey, Pulaski, Iowa

Split Pea Soup with Bacon & Crab

Split Pea Soup with Bacon & Crab

Split Pea Soup with Bacon & Crab

Many split pea soups use ham and bacon for good, smoky flavor. Taking it one amazing step further-add crab. Freeze this one without toppings (freeze the cooked bacon separately), then reheat soup in a saucepan. Feel free to add more chicken stock or broth when reheating if you need it. Sprinkle bacon and fresh crab on top of bowls of hot soup. Stephen Exel, Des Moines, Illinois

Pretty Ham Primavera

Pretty Ham Primavera

Pretty Ham Primavera

Give leftover ham a face-lift in this tasty pasta dish that mixes up in a wink. The mild cream sauce gets fresh flavor from sauteed mushrooms and a boost of color from frozen peas. —Joan Laurenzo, Johnstown, Ohio

Asparagus Ham Strata

Asparagus Ham Strata

Asparagus Ham Strata

You can easily prepare this the night before for a luncheon or during the morning for a dinner. I serve it year-round, for large groups like my card club or garden club, at picnics and at other occasions. When I do, just about always someone requests the recipe! My husband and I have been married 49 years (two sons and five grand daughters). I've enjoyed cooking since I was a girl. My mother was an excellent cook, and she passed along many of the Pennsylvania Dutch recipes that are popular i

Sweet N Moist Ham

Sweet N Moist Ham

Sweet N Moist Ham

We served 75 pounds of ham fixed this way. It could not be simpler, and it's moist and delightfully sweet.

Stuffed Ham Rolls with Cheese Sauce

Stuffed Ham Rolls with Cheese Sauce

Stuffed Ham Rolls with Cheese Sauce

These rolls are ideal for a brunch, lunch or dinner served with fresh corn bread muffins. If you'd like, try garnishing the ham rolls with parsley, cherry tomatoes and fancy sandwich picks.—Agnes Bucko, Kunkletown, Pennsylvania

Crunchy Turkey Salad

Crunchy Turkey Salad

Crunchy Turkey Salad

Adding a refreshing salad to the spread is a snap with Brenda Moore James' recipe. "The water chestnuts, almonds, celery and chow mein noodles provide lots of crunch," she notes from her home at Livermore, California. "Topping it all is a sweet-sour dressing my family loves."

Italian Deli Rollers

Italian Deli Rollers

Italian Deli Rollers

Carol Bassett of Kentwood, Michigan makes these handy roll-ups on summer days when it's too hot for stovetop cooking. "They're a fun change of pace from traditional sandwiches," she shares.

Ham 'n' Spuds Salad

Ham 'n' Spuds Salad

Ham 'n' Spuds Salad

Meet the Cook: Not only does this make a hearty salad that's a favorite of men and good for carrying to picnics and church suppers...it's also a tasty way to use up ham! I'm a 74-year-young widow who's been cooking 62 years, more or less. I have two daughters, five grandchildren and a pair of great-grandchildren. -Jo Baker, Litchfield, Illinois
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