What are some good leftover ham recipes?


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Leftover ham is used to make Hawaiian quesadillas, fettuccine and pizza. To make Hawaiian quesadillas with leftover ham, layer ham, crushed pineapple, chopped bell pepper and mozzarella cheese on a tortilla, top with an additional tortilla, and cook over medium-high heat, turning once, until the quesadilla is heated through.

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To make fettuccine with leftover ham, cook garlic and onion over medium-high heat, and add strips of pre-cooked ham to the onion mixture. Add cooked fettuccine noodles to the onion and ham mixture, tossing the noodles to mix the ingredients well. Lower the heat, and add ranch dressing, milk and plain yogurt to the ham and noodles to make a cream sauce. Add frozen peas about one minute before the sauce is heated through.

To make pizza with leftover ham, spread a combination of mayonnaise and Dijon mustard on pre-made pizza crusts, and top the spread with soft-set scrambled eggs, thin strips of pre-cooked ham, chopped green onions, chopped red bell pepper and shredded Swiss cheese. Bake the pizza until the cheese is melted and the toppings are heated through.

Another option to make pizza with leftover ham is to top halved French bread with pre-cooked ham, chopped onion, fresh spinach leaves, pine nuts, mozzarella cheese and pizza sauce. Cook the pizzas at 400 degrees Fahrenheit until the cheese is melted.

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