3 Leftover Holiday Ham Recipes

1) Ham and Cheese Soufflés

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INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 4 oz. grated sharp white cheddar
  • ½ tsp. mustard powder
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne
  • ⅛ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 6 eggs, separated
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 oz. finely chopped ham (any variety will do)
  • 1 ½ tbsp. finely chopped chives
  • ¼ cup finely grated Parmesan [...] read more

125-80_Mac_and_cheese_with_ham_2502) Macaroni and Cheese with Country Ham

INGREDIENTS

Use coarse day-old bread crumbs if you don’t have leftover biscuits.

  • 3 cups elbow macaroni
  • Salt
  • 8 tbsp. butter
  • 2 day-old breakfast biscuits, split,
  •    toasted, and crumbled
  • 6 tbsp. flour, preferably White Lily flour
  • 3 cups milk, scalded
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 10 oz. mild cheddar, grated
  • 1⁄4 tsp. cayenne
  • 3⁄4 cup diced leftover country ham [..] read more 

 

 3) Hoppin’ John Souphoppin-johns-tc400

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb. dried black-eyed peas
  • 1 smoked ham bone or two hocks
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • ½ cup finely chopped cooked ham
  • ¼ tsp. red chile flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 rib celery, finely chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 lb. collard greens, ribs removed, leaves roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 5 cups cooked long-grain white rice
  • Chopped tomatoes and scallions, for garnish [...] read more
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