8 Things To Do With Ham

Not hosting a big Easter dinner this year? That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a delicious ham! Here are a few ideas for how to use ham leftovers and stretch that porky goodness throughout the week.

Ham at the St. Peter Food Co-op

You can find the following hams at the Co-op or add them to your grocery pickup order:

  • Beeler’s Bone-In Half Ham – $4.99/lb.
  • Beeler’s Boneless Whole Ham – $6.99/lb.
  • Beeler’s Bone-In Spiral Cut Half Ham – $5.49/lb.

1. Ham Sandwich

Use leftover ham as your star ingredient and build a sandwich around it. Think about adding different types of veggies, cheeses, sauces, breads, and other proteins to the mix. The possibilities are endless!

2. Split Pea Soup with Ham

Split peas are an excellent plant-based source of fiber and protein! This big batch of delicious soup is ideal for leftovers throughout the week or freezing for future meals.

3. Ham Fried Rice

Easy to make and a great use for leftover ham. With pre-cooked rice, this recipe will take 20 minutes or less.

4. Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

Creamy, cheesy, and saltythe trifecta. This comforting dish is perfect for Sunday dinner.

5. Ham Baked Beans

Diced ham and dark molasses flavor these tasty baked navy beans. Get ready for salty, smoky goodness in your mouth!

6. Spinach, Ham and Gruyere Strata

Egg strata makes a great addition to any brunch spread. With pieces of bread in the mixture, it’s a heartier version of a frittata or quiche and easily adapted to whatever ingredients you have on hand.

7. Ham and Cheese Waffles

Crisp, hot waffles filled with bites of ham and melting cheese? Sign us up. Make a big batch and store them in the freezer for an easy breakfast option.

8. Smoky White Bean and Ham Soup

White beans are creamy and mild tasting, and they take on the smoky flavor of an inexpensive ham hock or turkey leg. It’s a great way to make a little bit of meat flavor a whole pot of beans, providing all the protein you need.

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