Have leftover ham for days? Make the best out of it with these keto ham recipes!
Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet, savory, or both, this compilation has you covered – from breakfast to dinner!
And yes, this collection is 100% keto-friendly. These recipes produce low-carb, high-fat, and absolutely mouthwatering dishes featuring the sweet and salty goodness of ham.
Here you’ll find dishes that are perfect for either an intimate lunch or dinner or a party with a huge crowd.
These recipes don’t discriminate between leftover or deli ham, either. Use whatever you have on hand!
Hungry yet? Let’s get this show on the road.
Just because you’re on a diet doesn’t mean you can’t indulge.
This glazed ham is sweet on the outside, salty and tender on the inside, and absolutely delicious in every bite.
It looks appetizing and tastes equally great. It’s ideal for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter.
Don’t worry, despite the sweet glaze, this ham is sugar-free. The key is Sukrin Gold, a carb-free sweetener that tastes just like brown sugar.
Here’s another holiday-worthy snack you should definitely add to your list of party appetizers.
These morsels combine ham and cheese together in one perfect bite. It’s a classic flavor combination that never disappoints.
Seriously, it doesn’t really get any better than this.
Freezing outside? Nothing beats a bowl of hot ham soup to warm you up.
This soup is rich and creamy, and it’s loaded with tons of cheese and bacon! There’s broccoli, too, which admittedly, kids might not appreciate.
But because of the abundance of cheese in this soup, I’m pretty sure they won’t even notice.
This soup has everything you love in a scrumptious cordon bleu, chicken, ham, cheese, and all.
I’m actually thinking this soup is even better because it comes with a thick, delectable broth.
It’s enriched with heavy cream, flavored with white wine, and seasoned with tarragon, thyme, and cayenne.
Looking for a quick and easy breakfast on the go? Well, you’ve just found it!
These ham and egg cups are the solution to hungry bellies on busy mornings.
These bite-sized delights are made with fluffy, cheese-loaded scrambled eggs surrounded by strips of ham around the edges.
Having company over for brunch? This keto casserole will be a huge hit.
A mix of cheeses, sour cream, and heavy cream make this casserole ridiculously rich and creamy.
Chunks of ham and broccoli are added to provide a flavor and textural variety. The dish isn’t overwhelmingly rich, but perfectly well-balanced.
This ham pickle dip only calls for three basic ingredients: ham, cream cheese, and pickles.
You just throw all the ingredients into the blender, pulse, and voila!
It’s embarrassingly easy to make, but at the same time, ridiculously delicious.
Obviously, it’s best used for dipping, but I won’t judge if you simply eat it with a spoon.
If you like a rich appetizer with a kick, these bites perfectly fit the bill.
These morsels have almond flour and egg for their base which makes them super light and fluffy.
Every bite is filled with flavors from cheddar cheese, cream cheese, ham, and jalapenos.
With this combination, you get a wonderfully salty flavor profile with a strong punch from the peppers.
We can’t call this a round-up of ham recipes without a Monte Cristo, now, can we?
But since we’re all about keto-friendly dishes, today, this recipe uses keto cream cheese pancakes for the bread.
With turkey, ham, and Swiss cheese for its filling, this Monte Cristo is all sorts of rich, salty, and delightful.
Drizzled with sugar-free maple syrup, the salty sandwich gets some good-old sugar-lovin’ for a wonderful flavor contrast.
10. Keto Ham Salad
Think about a rich and creamy tuna salad, but instead of canned tuna, you’ll use ham.
This salad spread is perfect if you like a savory and hefty sandwich filling, but you’re more of a meat than a seafood person.
It combines ham cubes with cream cheese, Dijon mustard, as well as minced red onion, celery, and pickles.
This ham salad is salty and creamy with a tangy twist.
If you think you can no longer enjoy hot pockets once you go on a keto diet, you’re mistaken, my friend.
Thanks to a keto-friendly and gluten-free dough called Fathead, you get to delight in these scrumptious ham and cheese pockets!
This casserole is complete with cauliflower rice, ham, broccoli, and best of all, lots of cheese.
If you’re new to the keto diet and are just starting to give up rice, this recipe is exactly what you’ll need.
Sure, ground-up cauliflower is far from traditional white rice, but at least it gives you that feeling of eating rice.
It might not be as satisfying, but it’s the next best thing.
Plus, there are so many other things to look forward to in this dish, such as ham, broccoli, and cheese!
This chicken cordon bleu casserole has all the elements of the classic dish.
The fact that it’s in casserole form doesn’t sacrifice flavor. Rather, it only makes things so much easier.
The only thing missing here is the crunchy coating that surrounds the traditional cordon bleu.
But trust me, this casserole is so rich and decadent, you won’t miss the breading.
These burritos are loaded with eggs, ham, peppers, and cheese.
Having all the best things that breakfast could offer, they’re definitely the perfect way to start the day.
To make burritos keto-friendly, all you’ll need is to swap regular tortillas for keto-friendly ones.
Try Mama Lupe’s low-carb tortillas or almond flour tortillas.
Is it your first time hosting Thanksgiving?
This baked ham with cranberry and apricot glaze is the perfect introductory holiday dish for beginners like you!
First of all, when it comes to flavors, this dish delivers. The combination of sweet and salty is absolutely on point!
Next, it’s a lot easier and more forgiving than turkey. You see, ham is already fully cooked.
All you need is to warm it and flavor it, and it’s good to go.
These savory fritters make for a hearty and healthy afternoon snack.
Ham and cheese for the win! This is one classic flavor combo you can’t ever go wrong with.
Using almond flour, ground-up cauliflower, and eggs for their binder, these fritters aren’t only tasty, but also low-carb and keto-friendly.
The word muffins usually conjure up images of sweet baked treats filled with blueberries and chocolate chips.
These ones are savory, and they’re just as delightful.
They’re made extra moist with zucchini and are super tasty with ham and cheese.
These muffins are guaranteed to hold a special place in everyone’s hearts and bellies.
This quiche might be crustless but it’s absolutely flavorful!
It’s basically fluffy and creamy scrambled eggs filled with chunks of ham, crunchy broccoli, and shredded cheese.
Aside from the lovely, tried-and-true flavors, you’ll also appreciate the color combination.
This is a simple side dish of baked asparagus covered in a blanket of cheddar and mozzarella cheeses and chunks of ham.
The spears are crunchy and crispy, the ham is tender, and the cheeses are melty and stringy.
Together, they make one epic harmony of textures and flavors.
These are crunchy cucumber bites topped with a creamy and savory deviled ham salad.
The cucumber slices do a fine job as a vessel for holding the filling, but it’s really the ham salad that takes this appetizer over the top.
Ground-up ham is tossed with a creamy mix of cream cheese, mayo, and mustard.
Other mix-ins are also added such as pickles, onions, parsley, and thyme for an extra dose of flavor.
I’m not a fan of salads, in general, but this low-carb Cobb salad is an exception.
It’s made with lettuce tossed in bacon, avocado, chicken, tomatoes, eggs, blue cheese, and ranch dressing. This salad is as creamy as creamy can be.
I love how it has a wide variety of flavors and textures, but they all work so well together to deliver a harmonious appetizer.
These aren’t just stuffed mushrooms, they’re over-stuffed mushrooms. More stuffing, more fun!
Filled with a mix of ham salad, cream cheese, and olives seasoned with onion powder and turmeric, these shrooms and sensational.
While it’s just a seasoning, the turmeric is the hero, here. It doesn’t only add warmth, but also gives the filing a vibrant yellow hue.
This au gratin is keto comfort food at its best.
Here, you’ll find only good things such as cheese, ham, and cauliflower.
These ingredients are tied together with cream cheese and Greek yogurt, so to say this casserole is creamy is an understatement.
This next casserole is made of fluffy eggs with cubes of ham and cream cheese scattered all throughout.
It doesn’t end there. The casserole is also sprinkled with lots of shredded cheese for good measure.
These eggs Benedict are just as delicious as they look!
It’s the kind of dish you don’t need to take a bite of to know how delicious it is. The image speaks for itself.
This recipe calls for making homemade keto bread from scratch, which is a really useful skill to learn if you’re serious about your diet.
Next up is another creamy and cheesy casserole that’s absolutely to die for.
This is a veggie casserole, so expect lots of crunch in every bite.
Filled with broccoli, cauliflower, and bell peppers, you might think this dish will turn off kids and picky eaters.
But on the contrary, it actually attracts them. You see, the abundance of cheeses makes up for all the added vegetables!
The thought of cabbage soup might not be too enticing.
Don’t let that stop you from giving this soup a try, though. You’d be surprised at how scrumptious it is.
It’s slow-cooked for hours to ensure the flavors from the ham, vegetables, and seasonings all meld together to create one sensational soup.
Can you believe you can be on a diet and also eat a whole bowl of mac and cheese? What a wonderful world we’re living in.
Sure, there’s a bit of a trade-off. You use cauliflower florets instead of pasta, but it’s not as disappointing as it seems.
The texture might be a little different, but the fantastic flavors are all there. They more than make up for the absence of noodles.
These egg crepes are filled with ham and cheese.
The savory treats will surely delight your tastebuds and fill your heart and belly with joy.
These are low-carb pinwheels that are just as flavorful as they are adorable.
Filled with ham and cheese and topped with a garlic poppyseed sauce, these snacks are simply to die for.
A portmanteau of cheese and waffles, chaffles are a decadent breakfast dish.
They’re crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and oozing with the greatness of ham and cheese.
This casserole is bursting with deli ham, capicola, salami, pepperoni, bell peppers, tomatoes, olives, and onions.
My goodness, just imagining all the colors, flavors, and textures combined is giving me so much joy!
All baked underneath a bed of Fat Head dough, this dish is like an Italian sandwich in casserole form.
Bet you didn’t think you can eat sliders on a keto diet, eh? With this recipe, you sure can.
Filled with the classic ham and cheese combo, these sliders aren’t anything new.
What they do is deliver great flavors that everyone will absolutely love.
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