7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make with Deli Ham

Ham sandwiches are a lunch staple, but here are a few other ways to use deli ham
7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make with Deli Ham

Don’t let leftover deli ham go to waste.

Monte Cristo. The Monte Cristo is essentially a ham and cheese sandwich made with French toast instead of regular bread. Top with some confectioners sugar and serve with maple syrup. Happiness shall ensue.
Monte Cristo sandwich.
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Ham and Egg Cups. Do brunch at your place this weekend and impress everyone with these single-serving egg cups. Line muffin tins with ham and pour in whole or whisked eggs with seasoning.
Ham and egg cups.
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Hashbrowns. Add some crispy diced ham to the mix for an easy breakfast.
Hashbrowns with ham.
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Pasta Salad. Make pasta salad a main dish instead of a side by adding diced ham.
Pasta salad with ham.
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Pizza Topping. Hawaiian-style pizza is a sweet and savory dish, perfect for cooking on the grill. Topped with ham, pineapple, and melted cheese, this pie is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
Hawaiian pizza made with pineapples and ham.
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Fried Rice. Fried rice is a kitchen-sink type of dish, a combination of any vegetables and protein you have on hand with that classic seasoned rice. Use diced ham as the protein.
Use whatever you have in the kitchen for fried rice.
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Garnish for Soup. Ham is a staple ingredient in split pea soup; mince and pan-fry any leftovers and use the ham as a garnish.
The ingredients for split pea soup.
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Julie Ruggirello is the Recipe Editor at The Daily Meal. Follow her on Twitter @TDMRecipeEditor.

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