Whether you’re looking for a juicy baked ham recipe or a way to use up leftover ham, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in these delicious Ham Dinner Ideas!
Ham is such a versatile ingredient! Not only does it stand well on it’s own as a main dish, but it can be incorporated into a variety of other dishes as well. And it’s ability to be paired with so many different flavors makes it even better!
A whole ham is usually reserved for special occasions- especially Christmas and Easter. However, don’t be afraid to make it all year round! Serve it for Sunday dinner or for an anniversary or birthday celebration. These are some of the best side dishes to serve with ham:
- Green Beans with Bacon
- Easy Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes
- Roasted Sweet Potatoes
- Herbed Potato Salad
- Wild Rice Pilaf
These ham dinner ideas range from whole hams that can be cooked in the Instant Pot, slow cooker ham, and even recipes to make using all that leftover ham! So buckle up and get ready for all the best ham recipes!
Leftover Ham Dinner Ideas
So now that I’ve shared my favorite whole ham recipes with you, let’s look at some recipes to use up all those leftovers! Because let’s be honest, we always have leftovers in our house.
Forget the ham sandwiches, (although there are a few slider recipes that are top notch!) and expand your idea of what to do with leftovers. Soups, salads, pastas and even some ideas for breakfast for dinner!