Don’t let leftover ham dry out in the fridge! These ham casserole recipes will put that holiday surplus to good use.
This casserole collection is complete from breakfast to dinner.
It’ll fill your weekly meal rotation with new and easy dishes you can whip up in a flash.
Whether you like eating your ham with rice, pasta, or potatoes, this list is all you need.
These recipes use common pantry staples and come together quickly, to boot.
Each dish is budget-friendly, tasty comfort food that can feed a hungry crowd. Let’s get cooking!
This casserole includes a colorful mix of rice, broccoli, and ham. It’s moistened with cream of chicken soup, sour milk, and milk.
Then, it’s topped with lots of cheese and crushed Ritz crackers and baked to golden perfection.
This casserole is creamy, decadent, and undeniably delicious.
This one-casserole dish is a complete meal on its own and can be prepared in advance, as well.
This ham and potato casserole is the perfect way to start a busy day!
How can you go wrong with ham, potatoes, and cheese?
Creamy, dreamy, and super hearty, one serving of this dish will fill you up until your next meal.
Don’t feel like you can’t serve it for lunch or dinner, though. This casserole will be welcomed by hungry bellies any time of the day.
If you’re looking for a fun yet equally sensational alternative to mac and cheese, look no further.
This ham and noodle casserole is the clear winner.
This dish is egg noodles tossed in a creamy and cheesy sour cream sauce, ooey-gooey melty cheese, and sweet-salty ham bits.
Rotini noodles are tossed in a creamy sauce and mixed with ham, broccoli, and cheese.
As if that wasn’t delicious enough, a mixture of breadcrumbs and parmesan covers the surface, creating a crunchy and nutty outer crust.
It’s so tasty that the kids won’t mind the broccoli. It’s a perfect way to sneak vegetables into their diets.
This is a simple penne pasta tossed with diced ham and a creamy sauce.
But because it’s baked in the oven, it gets a deeper flavor and much better textures.
The shredded cheese that goes on top of the casserole melts and dries up a bit when baked, resulting in a crispy crust that’s ooey-gooey within.
Ham and broccoli once again join forces to make a pasta bake so good, it’ll disappear in a flash.
Think macaroni and cheese, but leveled up with ham, broccoli, and a crunchy crust made of crushed Ritz crackers and cheese.
Pro-tip: there’s no need to stick to elbow macaroni, here.
Any small or medium-shelled pasta will do. I personally like to use conchiglie, a conch-shaped pasta.
I love how the creamy sauce adheres to the shells’ every nook and cranny.
This ham casserole is loaded with al dente pasta, salty ham, crunchy broccoli and carrots, bathed in an outrageously rich and creamy sauce.
The sauce is so decadent and the ham is so succulent, you can put as many vegetables as you like and the kids won’t even mind.
Pro-tip: make different variations by using other cream cheese flavors in the sauce.
If you’re a sucker for chicken cordon bleu, I’m pretty sure your mind will explode at this chicken cordon bleu casserole.
It’s basically everything you love in chicken cordon bleu. It has a crunchy crust, juicy chicken, sweet ham, and melted cheese.
But it takes the shape of a casserole.
The great thing about it is that it’s a lot easier to whip up. One recipe makes a huge batch!
This ham and shrimp jambalaya only takes 40 minutes to make.
But it’s so ridiculously flavorful that it tastes like it spent at least 5 hours marinating.
In this jambalaya, the rice is cooked in chicken broth and stewed tomatoes, and flavored with onions, garlic, thyme, cayenne, and bay leaf.
While it’s already scrumptious on its own, the addition of ham and shrimp elevates the dish.
You know it’ll be a good day if you start it with this ham and cheese breakfast casserole. Any day with ham and cheese in it is a happy day!
Made with fluffy eggs packed with potatoes, ham, and lots of cheese, this casserole is as hearty as it is palatable.
Also, when I say lots of cheese, I mean serious business. I’m talking shredded mozzarella, cheddar, and parmesan.
When baked, these three turn into a stringy and melty mix of sharp, salty, and nutty perfection.
A classic Western omelet contains ham, onion, and bell peppers. This casserole has them all, and then some.
It’s also loaded with cheese, tomatoes, mushrooms, cubed bread, and eggs. This casserole is like an omelet and a savory pudding rolled into one.
You had me at mac and cheese.
I mean, any casserole with macaroni and cheese in it is already a guaranteed hit. What more if you throw ham into the mix, am I right?
This casserole is creamy, cheesy, and meaty. It’s everything you can ask for in classic comfort food.
Ham and mashed potatoes are two comfort foods that unite to make one phenomenal dish!
Plus, this casserole has both mashed and cubed potatoes in it.
If you’re a fan of potatoes, this is definitely a must-try.
Combined with the ham, cheese, sour cream, and heavy cream, they transform into a decadent delight.
14. Ham Tetrazzini
Chicken tetrazzini is a classic American recipe where pasta is tossed in a creamy and cheesy sauce together with chicken and mushrooms.
This tetrazzini is just like that, but instead of chicken, you use ham.
Just imagine pasta, cream, cheese, and ham all together in one bite. If that doesn’t make your mouth water, what will?
This is just like carbonara, but without the carbs! This is what makes this next casserole the perfect keto dish.
A mix of zucchini noodles, cream sauce, ham, and peas, this casserole is just as scrumptious as any pasta dish, but it’s lighter and not sinful.
If you’re looking for the ultimate indulgence, you’re staring at it right in the face.
This carbonara pasta bake is loaded with richness and decadence.
The hearty noodles, creamy sauce, salty ham, and boatloads of cheese make it irresistible.
No kid would say yes to asparagus on its own. But if you mix it into this casserole, they’ll even beg for seconds.
It has rich stuffing at its base, so you already know it’s terrific. The stuffing is loaded with cubed ham, Swiss cheese, and yes, fresh asparagus.
Together, they create a sensational casserole bursting with amazing colors, flavors, and textures.
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