Ham 'n Swiss Biscuits


Recipe calls for canned ham, turkey, or chicken, but you can use leftovers.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
5 filled biscuits


  • 1 (6.75 ounce) can canned chunk ham, flaked

  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion

  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds

  • 2 tablespoons margarine

  • 1 (10 ounce) can refrigerated biscuits (10 biscuits per can), divided

  • 5 (1 ounce) slices Swiss cheese

  • ½ teaspoon poppy seeds for sprinkling


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Mix canned ham, dried onion, 1 teaspoon of poppy seeds, and margarine together in a bowl until thoroughly combined.

  3. Separate the biscuits; press 5 biscuits onto an ungreased baking sheet so each biscuit is flattened and about 3 1/2 inches in diameter.

  4. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of ham mixture into the center each flattened biscuit.

  5. Fold Swiss cheese slices to break into quarters and place 4 quarters atop the ham.

  6. Spoon the remaining ham mixture over the Swiss cheese pieces.

  7. On a floured work surface, lightly press remaining 5 biscuits into 4-inch circles.

  8. Lay a 4-inch biscuit circle onto of each topped biscuit and lightly stretch the top biscuit to cover the filling. Press the edges together lightly but do not seal tightly together.

  9. Sprinkle each filled biscuit with a pinch of poppy seeds for garnish.

  10. Bake in the preheated oven until biscuit tops are golden brown and the filling is hot, 10 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

423 Calories
27g Fat
26g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 423
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 1186mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 270mg 21%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 233mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.