3 Fun Ways To Use Spiral-Sliced Ham

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3 Fun Ways To Use Spiral-Sliced Ham

Spiral-sliced ham is a versatile ingredient that can be used in various creative and delicious ways beyond the traditional holiday centerpiece. Here are three fun and flavorful ways to use spiral-sliced ham:

  1. Ham and Cheese Stuffed Biscuits:

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of refrigerated biscuit dough (8 biscuits)
  • 1 cup spiral-sliced ham, finely chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2-3 tablespoons Dijon mustard (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven according to the biscuit dough instructions.
  2. Flatten each biscuit into a circle, making it about twice its original size.
  3. Spread a thin layer of Dijon mustard on each flattened biscuit, if desired.
  4. Sprinkle a small amount of chopped ham and shredded cheddar cheese onto the center of each biscuit.
  5. Fold the biscuits in half to encase the ham and cheese completely, forming a half-moon shape. Press the edges to seal.
  6. Place the stuffed biscuits on a baking sheet and brush the tops with melted butter.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven according to the biscuit package instructions until they are golden brown and the cheese is melted.
  8. Garnish with chopped parsley (if desired) and serve.
  9. Ham and Vegetable Frittata:

Ingredients:

  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup spiral-sliced ham, diced
  • 1 cup diced bell peppers (red, green, or yellow)
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Fresh herbs (e.g., chives or parsley) for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350Β°F (175Β°C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the olive oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add the diced onions and bell peppers and sautΓ© until they become tender, about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Stir in the diced ham and tomatoes and cook for another 2 minutes.
  6. Pour the egg mixture over the ham and vegetables in the skillet.
  7. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese evenly over the top.
  8. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for about 15-20 minutes or until the frittata is set and the top is golden brown.
  9. Remove from the oven, garnish with fresh herbs (if desired), and slice into wedges for serving.
  10. Ham and Pineapple Pizza:

Ingredients:

  • Pizza dough (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup spiral-sliced ham, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks or tidbits, drained
  • Red pepper flakes (optional, for some heat)
  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven according to the pizza dough instructions.
  2. Roll out the pizza dough on a floured surface to your desired thickness.
  3. Spread a layer of pizza sauce evenly over the dough.
  4. Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce.
  5. Arrange the thinly sliced ham and pineapple chunks on top of the cheese.
  6. If you like a bit of heat, sprinkle red pepper flakes over the pizza.
  7. Transfer the pizza to the preheated oven and bake according to the dough instructions, typically until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is bubbly and lightly browned.
  8. Garnish with fresh basil leaves (if desired) and slice for serving.

These fun and creative ways to use spiral-sliced ham can add variety to your meals and make the most of leftover ham from holiday gatherings. Enjoy these tasty dishes!