7 Meals to Make With Easter Leftovers
Put those Easter leftovers to good use with these quick and easy recipes using everything from extra ham to surplus sweet potatoes.
Sunday: Sugar-Glazed Ham
“This old-fashioned ham glaze gives a pretty, golden brown coating—just like Grandma used to make. The mustard and vinegar complement the brown sugar which adds a tangy flavour to this glazed ham recipe. Be prepared to serve seconds!” —Carol Strong Battle, Heathville, Virginia
Get the recipe for Sugar-Glazed Ham.
Monday: Grandma’s Baked Ham Salad Sandwiches
“This ham salad is another tried-and-true recipe I found in my grandma’s recipe box. I love seeing her handwriting on faded notecards.” —Crystal Jo Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
Get the recipe for Grandma’s Baked Ham Salad Sandwiches.
Tuesday: Zippy Egg Salad
“Egg salad is a refreshing, tasty change from lunchmeat or peanut butter sandwiches. The touch of mustard and lemon juice gives it extra zip.” —Annemarie Pietila, Farmington Hills, Michigan
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Wednesday: Sweet Potato Panzanella
“This is my favourite fall lunch dish. It is filled with flavour and texture but isn’t too high in calories.” —Mary Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina
Get the recipe for Sweet Potato Panzanella.
Thursday: Ham and Scalloped Potatoes
“I fix this saucy skillet dish often, especially when I’m running late, because it takes so little time to prepare,” reports Emma Magielda from Amsterdam, New York. “The recipe won first prize in our local paper some years back.”
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Friday: Simple Poached Salmon
“I love this recipe because it’s healthy and almost effortless. And the salmon always cooks to perfection!” —Erin Chilcoat, Central Islip, New York
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Saturday: Nacho Pie
“In place of the ground beef and mozzarella cheese, consider topping this zesty pie with lean ground sausage and cheddar cheese. It tastes just as good.” —LaVerna Mjones, Moorhead, Minnesota
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Next, check out 30 of Grandma’s best Easter recipes.