After the holidays, comes the inevitable stockpile of food. But what to do with all of this food, surely not throw it all away? That wouldn’t be very eco-budget-household friendly, now would it? Well, I’ve compiled a list of delicious recipes that you can use for all of your Easter leftovers this year! To view the entire Easter leftover recipe, click the title of the recipe or cited website.
Recipes For Easter Leftovers
How To Use Leftover Ham
Easter Leftover Ham on Biscuits Recipe
One of my personal favorites is the After-Holiday Ham on Biscuits Recipe from Taste of Home. This scrumptious meal is ideal for all the leftover ham and hard boiled eggs you have from the holiday. Extra bonus, it only takes 30 minutes to cook including prep time!
Bean Soup With Ham Bone Recipe
Say goodbye to Easter’s lingering tastes, after you gulp down this country style soup you’ll want to cozy up on the couch with a good book or your favorite tv show. This delicious bean soup with ham bone recipe may take a bit more manpower in the kitchen but the end result will be a hardy meal that makes 15 servings! Not only does that mean second servings but leftovers for tomorrow. If you don’t want to have it two days in a row, just freeze the bean soup in Ziploc bags for another day.
Macaroni and Cheese With Ham
In my book, anytime is a good time to have macaroni and cheese, so why not put your leftover ham to good use by adding it to your three-cheese mac-n-cheese? Giada has made a delectable Macaroni and Cheese that would be tasty at anytime of the year and it only takes 45 minutes to prepare and cook.
Creamy Ham ‘n’ Egg Casserole
Do you need a meal that will fill the biggest of bellies without unbuttoning your pants? This Creamy Ham ‘n’ Egg Casserole has been said not to disappoint. Did I mention it only takes 35 minutes to cook including prep time? If that doesn’t convince you maybe this will, this casserole has only a few ingredients and utilizes your leftover ham and hard-cooked eggs from Easter to make a robust casserole full of flavor.
How To Use Hard Boiled Eggs
Old-Fashioned Egg Salad
You can never go wrong with an Egg Salad, especially with all those extra eggs you decorated! For this leftover Easter recipe it only takes a few ingredients; mayonnaise, lemon juice, onion, celery, hard-cooked eggs, celery. Combine the ingredients and you’ve made yourself an Old-Fashioned Egg Salad. Eat alone or with sour dough to make an Egg Salad Sandwich.
Mixed Lettuce Salad with Cucumber Herb Vinaigrette
For those of you looking for something on the lighter side after your holiday indulgences, try this Mixed Lettuce Salad with Cucumber Herb Vinaigrette Recipe from Eating Well. If you are looking for a detox from Easter but still want to utilize those hard-boiled eggs, this easy salad fits the bill.
Kicked Up Scotch Eggs
There is never a better time to try something new then when you have leftovers! Famous chef Emeril Lagasse shared his Kicked Up Scotch Eggs recipe on Food Networkas a useful way to use those hard-boiled eggs. The name itself gets you excited to take the first bite! The eggs are individually wrapped in sausage meat, breaded, and then fried.
How do you utilize your leftovers from the Easter holidays? Have you ever tried any of these recipes before? Did you enjoy them? Share your thoughts in comments below.
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