Your recipe book probably does not have a large number of recipes that call for ham bone if you are not from the south or do not have a member of your family who has a deep appreciation for home-style cooking.
Keeping all of this in mind, I came up with the idea to compile a list of 15 of the most flavorful, satisfying, and reassuring ham bones recipes that I’ve ever sampled.
1.Creamy Ham Potato Soup
The preparation of this scrumptious and velvety ham and potato soup couldn’t be simpler. Your leftover ham will be put to good use in this recipe, which does not call for the use of heavy cream. Ham soup stuffed to the gills with delicious potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, and garlic, with the option of generating your own ham broth from a ham bone that was left over from another meal!
2. Leftover Ham Bone Soup with Potatoes and Cabbage
Do not dispose of the leftover ham bone after all of the meat has been sliced off if you are planning on preparing a large bone-in ham for the holidays this year. Instead, save it for another use. This soup wouldn’t be nearly as tasty without the addition of this important component, which requires very little work.
3. Ham Bone Soup
Got leftover ham bone? Prepare this flavorful and simple soup made with ham bones. This dish is sure to satisfy your hunger as it is packed with savory ingredients such as ham, navy beans, onion, carrot, and celery. Ideal for a delicious dinner with the whole family that everyone will enjoy.
4. Cheesy Ham & Rice Casserole
This one-dish recipe for Cheesy Ham & Rice Casserole is simple and perfect for busy weeknights. It features cheddar, Parmesan, and peas. It is the ideal way to make use of any leftover ham from the holidays!
5. Ham and Cheese Bread Pudding
This savory bread pudding calls for the use of any leftover ham. This Ham and Cheese Bread Pudding is perfect for using up any leftover ham you may have from Easter, Christmas, or any other time! Because of how delicious it is, we have even purchased ham from the deli to use in this recipe. A favorite leftover ham meal!
6. Ham & Cheese Crustless Quiche
Make this delicious bread pudding with any leftover ham you have! This Ham and Cheese Bread Pudding is perfect for any time of year when you have leftover ham, including Christmas and Easter. Because it is so delicious, we have even purchased ham from the deli so that we can cook it. One of our favorite ways to use up leftover ham!
7. Split Pea Soup with Ham
This rich and delicately smokey split pea soup is prepared by simmering a ham bone (or ham hocks) for an extended period of time. Don’t leave out the croutons at the very end!
8. Southern Collard Greens
This recipe for Collard Greens with Ham Bone is a traditional southern side dish that is incredibly straightforward to prepare and works wonderfully with any leftover ham.
9. Ham & Cheese Braid
Ham and Cheese Braid – Made with Just Four Ingredients! Honey mustard dressing, cheddar cheese, smoked ham, and crescent bread on a platter. Ready in under 30 minutes.
10. Nana’s Epic Navy Bean Ham Bone Soup
Recipe for Nana’s Epic Ham Bone Soup with Navy Beans This recipe for ham and bean soup is a terrific way to use any leftover ham bone you may have. It’s simple, yet incredibly enticing.
11. Red Beans and Rice
The dried red beans used in this dish of red beans and rice are first simmered with ham, vegetables, spices, and sausage, and then they are served on top of steamed rice.
12. Ham Stock
You can also use the leftover ham bone to make ham stock, which is a fantastic foundation for a variety of meals including soups, stews, and more.
13. Smoky Ham and Black Bean Soup
It goes without saying that you don’t have to create split pea soup in order to have a satisfyingly smokey and meaty soup. This savory, veggie-packed, and black bean soup with ham also fulfills the requirements.
14. Slow Cooker Pasta Fagioli Ham Bone Soup
This is the ultimate rich and hearty Italian soup because it is full with veggies, beans, pasta bites, and flavorful chunks of ham. It is made in a slow cooker and is called Pasta Fagioli Ham Bone Soup.
15. Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza
This Chicken Cordon Bleu Pizza starts with a smooth garlic cream sauce and is topped with ham, chicken, onions, and Swiss cheese. This pizza is extremely amazing. Just one piece won’t do it!