Easter Leftovers Recipes

Tasty ham salad, ham soup, and egg salad recipes for your Easter leftovers.

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Chef John's Ham and Potato Soup

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You can never have too many soup recipes. This hearty soup is definitely filling enough to serve as a main course.
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Creamy Cauliflower Egg Salad

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Reminds me of potato salad.

Cheesy Ham and Asparagus Bake

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Even if you think you don't like asparagus you have to try this. It is a wonderfully easy quiche-like casserole to throw together for breakfast. This can be prepared the night before, covered, and put in the refrigerator overnight. Just be sure to allow extra cook time.

Magical Egg Salad

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Creamy egg salad with a little tang.

Quick Creamed Ham and Eggs

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Creamed ham and eggs. Serve on a biscuit or toast.

Ham Cake-ettes

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Easter ham turns into a perfect combo of pancakes and croquettes for a nice way to use up some of the leftovers. Serve with a honey mustard sauce or any variety of chutneys. Applesauce is also a nice accompaniment.
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Easter Ham Bone Soup

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Great way to use the Easter ham bone.

Portofino Lamb and Artichoke Risotto

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This recipe is bursting with flavor and a perfect way to use up the leftover leg of lamb.

Delicious Egg Salad for Sandwiches

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This is a wonderful-tasting egg salad sandwich that you will definitely devour. It's really good on rye.
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Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

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This soup is perfect as an introduction to a full Greek meal, or a hearty bowlful for a meal in itself. Serve with fresh pita triangles, and you'll be sure to please your guests!!

Pickled Red Beet Eggs

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My Pennsylvania Dutch grandmother, Florence Walter, used to make these. They are especially great for picnics. The combination of pickled eggs, beets, and onions is really something special. A great way to use up left-over Easter-eggs too!

Creamed Eggs on Toast

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This is my husband's favorite use of leftover hard boiled Easter eggs. Great comfort food!

Inspiration and Ideas

Goldenrod Egg

"I love it, and it is the epitome of comfort food!" – AliciaP

Bacon Deviled Eggs

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Deviled eggs with bacon and ranch dressing. Easy and tasty. I invented this recipe when I was looking for a new way to make deviled eggs. Week-old eggs peel easier than fresh eggs. You can use precooked bacon if you like.