Got a fridge full of Easter leftovers? Don’t sweat it. Here’s the scoop on turning that leftover lamb, holiday ham and pile of eggs into meals that’ll make you forget they’re round two. These no-fuss recipes are ones you’ll actually look forward to eating all week.

Mini ham and cheese spinach breakfast pies on a baking sheet.
Mini Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pies. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.
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BBQ Hawaiian Pizza

BBQ Hawaiian Pizza. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Revamp post-Easter ham into a delightful BBQ Hawaiian pizza. The mix of pineapple, ham, BBQ sauce, and mozzarella creates a fun and easy dinner option.
Get the Recipe: BBQ Hawaiian Pizza

Spring Lamb Nachos

Spring lamb nachos.
Spring Lamb Nachos. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Turn your leftover Easter lamb into an exciting dish with spring lamb nachos. Layered with fresh spring veggies and crumbled feta, it’s a bright, tasty way to repurpose lamb into a casual, shareable meal.
Get the Recipe: Spring Lamb Nachos

Mini Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pies

Mini ham and cheese spinach breakfast pies on a baking sheet.
Mini Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pies. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Give your Easter ham another chance to shine with these mini breakfast pies. Combining ham with cheese and spinach, these pies are perfect for a quick breakfast or a casual dinner, easily using up leftovers in a tasty way.
Get the Recipe: Mini Ham and Cheese Breakfast Pies

Spicy Skillet Lamb Ragu

Lamb ragu with cavatappi pasta in a white skillet.
Spicy Skillet Lamb Ragu. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Use up your Easter lamb in this spicy skillet lamb ragu, a lively dish that combines the richness of lamb with the heat of harissa paste and the heartiness of pasta. It’s a warming, flavorful way to enjoy leftovers. Simply swap out the ground lamb for leftover lamb roast.
Get the Recipe: Spicy Skillet Lamb Ragu

Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

Grilled chicken breasts stuffed with ham, pineapple and Jarlsberg cheese garnished with green onion.
Grilled Hawaiian Chicken. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This recipe offers a fresh take on Easter ham by incorporating it into grilled Hawaiian chicken, along with pineapple and smoked cheese, for a meal that’s sure to impress.
Get the Recipe: Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

Lamb Tacos

Lamb tacos with radishes, red onions, onions and sliced green chiles.
Lamb Tacos. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

These lamb tacos are a fantastic way to give Easter lamb leftovers a new life. Served with a variety of toppings, they provide a delightful twist on traditional post-holiday meals, without the need for soft tortillas.
Get the Recipe: Lamb Tacos

Roasted Sweet Potato Apple Ham Sandwich

Sweet potato apple ham sandwich on marbled rye bread.
Roasted Sweet Potato Apple Ham Sandwich. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This sandwich breathes new life into leftover Easter ham, pairing it with roasted sweet potato and apple for a unique meal. The combination of hot, cheesy, and sweet flavors makes for a refreshing change from usual ham dishes.
Get the Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potato Apple Ham Sandwich

Chopped Ham Salad

Chopped Ham Salad. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Transform Easter ham into a vibrant salad with crisp veggies and a tangy Dijon dressing. This dish is a great pick for a light and fresh meal, utilizing leftovers creatively.
Get the Recipe: Chopped Ham Salad

Savory Canadian Bacon Pancakes

Pancakes with chopped Canadian bacon and baby greens.
Savory Canadian Bacon Pancakes. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Repurpose your ham into these savory pancakes, enhanced with shallots, herbs, and a fresh salad. Ideal for a brunch that keeps things interesting, it’s a novel use of Easter leftovers.
Get the Recipe: Savory Canadian Bacon Pancakes

Easy Breakfast Quesadilla

A plate of breakfast quesadillas with strawberries and ham.
Easy Breakfast Quesadilla. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

This breakfast quesadilla turns Easter ham into a protein-packed start to your day. Filled with cheese, eggs, and ham, it’s a fantastic way to ensure your leftovers don’t go to waste.
Get the Recipe: Easy Breakfast Quesadilla

Creamy Dijon Egg Salad

Creamy dijon egg salad on bread.
Creamy Dijon Egg Salad. Photo credit: Running to the Kitchen.

Transform those leftover Easter eggs into a creamy dijon egg salad. Mixed with Greek yogurt for a lighter touch and enhanced with green olives and red cabbage, this egg salad is a fresh take on a classic, perfect for sandwiches or as a salad topping.
Get the Recipe: Creamy Dijon Egg Salad

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