Looking for leftover ham recipes? Want the best ever Christmas leftovers recipes? Tuck into a seriously stacked toastie or a plateful of leftover ham pie. Try our mouth-watering recipe ideas below, then why not try our leftover chicken recipes and leftover turkey recipes?
Don’t let any of your favourite trimmings go to waste with our clever Christmas leftover ideas. Feed the whole family with a hearty pie or whip up a comforting bowl of warming soup with storecupboard ingredients.
Easy leftover ham recipes
Check out this quick and easy grilled cheese sandwich, a super-simple lunch idea for Boxing Day and great way to use up both ham and cheese.
Save time by using shop-bought pastry to make this cosy classic filled with thick-cut leftover ham, leeks, chicken thigh fillets and a creamy white sauce.
This ham, pickled pear and blue cheese salad is a great way to use up Christmas food leftovers on Boxing Day and beyond. It’s an easy starter for four people, or quick meal for two.
Packed with chunky ham and oozing mozzarella, this inventive twist on the traditional lasagne is a great way to use up leftover ham and feed a crowd. Try our lasagne recipes here.
What better way to use up your Christmas turkey leftovers? This meaty, creamy turkey and ham pie is made with shop-bought puff pastry to make life a little easier. It’s the perfect meal for chilly evenings.
Got ham or gammon to use up from the festive season? Check out our easy macaroni and cheese recipe with cooked ham, pickled onions and three types of cheese.
This smoked haddock and ham gratin turns everyday ingredients into a really comforting dish that doesn’t create lots of washing-up. It’s a great Boxing Day dish for using up Christmas leftovers.
This pie is a great way of using up leftover turkey and ham, two of the most festive meats. It might take a bit of effort, but a raised pie is traditional and delicious, plus a great way of using up both meats in one go. It would go well on the Boxing Day buffet table alongside cheese and crackers.
Stuff your savoury crêpe with chunky ham and salty gruyère for a quick, comforting midweek meal.
An absolute classic, made with just five ingredients and ready in 20 minutes. Great for using up chunks of succulent leftover ham. Serve with crusty bread for a nourishing, colourful lunch.