Top 20 Ham Recipes to Prepare for Dinner

  • 01 of 20

    Roasted Potatoes With Ham

    Potatoes and Ham Fried Then Baked

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    This one-dish roasted potato and ham dish is seasoned with garlic, onions, and fresh parsley.

  • 02 of 20

    Baked Macaroni and Cheese With Ham

    Baked Macaroni and Cheese With Ham

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    This macaroni and cheese is the perfect combination of cheeses. The ham and bread crumb topping make it a complete meal your family will ask for again and again.

  • 03 of 20

    Macaroni Salad With Cheese and Ham

    Macaroni Salad with Ham and Peas

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    Diced ham and shredded cheese make this pasta salad hearty enough for a hot weather supper. Or take it along to a potluck or cookout.

  • 04 of 20

    Ham Casserole With Asparagus and Cheddar Cheese

    Casserole

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    This ham and asparagus casserole is made with a simple cream of celery soup sauce, cheese, and stuffing crumbs.

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  • 05 of 20

    Cheddar, Ham, and Pasta Bake

    Cheddar, Ham, and Pasta Bake

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    The sauce for this tasty pasta bake is made with some beer, but feel free to replace the beer with chicken broth or more milk.

  • 06 of 20

    Cheddar Potatoes au Gratin With Ham

    Potato Casserole with Ham

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    This is an easy dish to prepare and bake. Serve this potato and ham bake with a tossed salad and biscuits or hot rolls.

  • 07 of 20

    Creamy Pasta With Ham and Asparagus

    Creamy Pasta With Ham and Asparagus

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    This pasta dish is a great way to use leftover ham and fresh spring asparagus. The sauce is a simple combination of cream and Parmesan cheese.

  • 08 of 20

    Ham and Spaghetti Casserole

    Ham and Spaghetti Casserole

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    A homemade mushroom sauce brings this spaghetti and ham casserole together.  This makes a fabulous everyday dinner with crusty rolls or biscuits and a salad.

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  • 09 of 20

    Impromptu Ham and Cheddar Breakfast Casserole

    Breakfast Casserole With Ham

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    This versatile ham and egg bake makes a delicious breakfast or brunch dish. Add some green onions or bell peppers if you'd like.

  • 10 of 20

    Penne Bake With Ham and Peas

    Penne, Ham, and Pea Casserole

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    Cooked penne pasta is baked with a cheddar cheese sauce, diced ham, and English peas. The buttery crumb topping adds texture. 

  • 11 of 20

    Ham and Fresh Tomato Quiche

    Quiche

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    This yummy quiche makes a delicious brunch or lunch. The quiche is topped with sliced tomatoes.

  • 12 of 20

    Mashed Potato and Ham Patties

    Mashed Potato and Ham Patties

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    This is an excellent way to use leftover mashed potatoes and ham from your holiday dinner. The croquettes are made with a simple mixture of ham, potatoes, minced onion, and bread crumbs or flour.

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  • 13 of 20

    Southern Ham Salad

    Ham Salad in Mini Bun

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    Sweet pickle relish flavors this tasty Southern-style ham salad. Serve it on soft sandwich buns or mound the ham salad on lettuce leaves or salad greens.

  • 14 of 20

    Pasta With Broccoli, Parmesan Cheese, and Ham

    Penne Pasta With Cream, Parmesan Cheese, Broccoli, and Ham

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    Steamed broccoli and ham are featured in this simple creamy pasta casserole. The very easy sauce is made with cream and Parmesan cheese.

  • 15 of 20

    Mustard Greens With Ham

    Mustard Greens With Ham

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    Serve these Southern mustard greens with vinegar or pepper sauce.

  • 16 of 20

    Party Ham Rolls

    Party Ham Rolls

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    These little sliders are always a hit. The rolls are filled with thinly sliced ham, cheese, and a tasty mustard and onion sauce.

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  • 17 of 20

    Lowcountry Red Rice With Ham

    Southern Red Rice With Ham

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    This version of Lowcountry red rice is flavored with diced ham, bacon, and green onions.

  • 18 of 20

    Turkey, Ham, and Swiss Casserole

    Turkey, Ham, and Swiss Cheese Casserole

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    Swiss cheese, turkey, diced ham, and vegetables make this a delicious and colorful pasta bake. Use leftover croissant crumbs or soft bread crumbs for the topping.

  • 19 of 20

    Southern Turnip Greens With Ham Shanks

    Turnip Greens and Ham Shanks

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    These turnip greens can be made with smoked ham shanks or ham hocks. Or use a meaty leftover ham bone and add some diced ham. Serve the greens with cornbread and pepper vinegar sauce.​

  • 20 of 20

    Slow Cooker Pulled Ham

    Pulled Ham With Mustard Sauce

    Diana Rattray. The Spruce Eats, 2017.

    Serve this fabulous pulled ham with the South Carolina mustard barbecue sauce.