Ham and Cheese Pie Made with Love

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Ham and Cheese Pie Made with Love
Ham and Cheese Pie Made with Love

Our suggestion for dinner tonight is a pie made with leftover chipotle pineapple ham from the Easter celebration this last weekend. Repurposing leftovers is a great way to avoid food waste!

Ingredients for making the Ham and Cheese Pie
Ingredients for making the Ham and Cheese Pie

Many cuisines use leftovers to create tasty dishes. A good example is the Mexican cuisine. Dishes such as chilaquiles, tacos, enchiladas, tortilla soup, sopes, and chalupas are made with leftovers.

Based on this idea of avoiding food waste, we prepared a leftover ham pie made with tomato pizza sauce, ready made pie crust, cheese and Italian spices. This recipe is very simple and a crowd pleaser. You can pair the pie with a fresh salad to make it a complete meal.

Pay de jamón y queso hecho con amor

Ham and Cheese Pie

Chef Adriana Martin
Based on the idea of avoiding food waste, we prepared a leftover ham and cheese pie made with pizza sauce, ready made pie crust and Italian spices.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups cubed smoked ham
  • 2 cups pizza sauce
  • 2 pie crusts homemade or commercial premade
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cups italian cheese shredded
  • 1 oil spray
  • 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese shredded

Instructions
 

  • Spray some oil onto a pie pan and add the pie crust. With a fork punch small holes.
  • Add some pizza sauce and then the cubed smoked ham.Pour more pizza sauce and the seasonings.
  • Add the shredded Italian cheese and seal with the second pie crust. Punch additional holes with a fork. This helps the pie to cook evenly.
  • Make egg wash and paint the dough with it. Sprinkle some parmesan cheese (optional).
  • Cook the pie inside the oven for 20 minutes at 450 degrees Fahrenheit. When ready serve and pair with a fresh salad.

Notes

  • The ham can be substituted with salami, smoked turkey, pepperoni or any other cold cut.
  • This recipe is flexible to allow many other flavor profiles.
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The best thing is that this pie is ready in few minutes and all the ingredients can be found easily. The cost of this recipe is low resulting in an economic way to feed the whole family with a low budget.

A delightful Ham and Cheese Pie ready in a few
A delightful Ham and Cheese Pie ready in a few

The ham and cheese pie is a recipe that my family was used to make for easy entertaining at home. Because who doesn’t like a nice slice of warm pie for dinner. The flavor combination is a winner. Italian flavors and pizza are also favorite among many.

Watch the video below and learn how to make this easy recipe.

We invite you to try this recipe soon. You can substitute the protein with salami, smoked turkey, pepperoni or any other cold cut of yoru preference.

Who does not love a slide of warm ham and cheese pie
Who does not love a slide of warm ham and cheese pie

The art of cooking allows for creativity and thinking outside the box. Repurposing leftovers is a good way to spark that creativity. And explore new ways to use food and ingredients to surprise the family and friends.

The process for making the pie and all the details can be followed on the above video. We like to produce video tutorials to inspire you to cook our recipes at home.

Leftover ham and cheese pie made with pizza sauce, ready made pie crust and Italian spices
Leftover ham and cheese pie made with pizza sauce, ready made pie crust and Italian spices

Happy eats!


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Giselle Rochford

I love making pizza pies like this. Not sure why but I find them way easier to make than actual pizzas – plus that flaky pie crust always takes things to another level 😍

Kelly @ Trial and Eater

Such an easy and filling recipe! That side salad also looks like the perfect addition to this meal.

Natalie

This pie looks like something my hubby would literally devour in a second. 🙂 Looks really delicious and it’s such a great idea to use ham leftovers. The crust is just amazing. Yumm!

soniya Saluja

This recipe has all the delicious blend of flavors!! Perfect for brunch.

Amy Nash

I always use leftover ham for soup but this ham and cheese pie sounds like such a delicious alternative! I’ve got to give this a try!

ManilaSpoon

I love recipes that are fuss-free and can be made in a breeze especially for those crazy days and this delicious pie certainly fits the bill! My whole family will love this!

Sandhya Ramakrishnan

I love making pies for lunch or dinner! I can get a medley of ingredients inside a pie and they look so fancy at the dinner table. Love this as a revamp for leftovers!

Marisa Franca @ All Our Way

Yes!! I want a slice, or two. The ham and cheese pie sounds so delicious. In fact, I think I’d like to make it for a brunch. I do like our savory foods. Thank you for sharing.

Molly Kumar

The pie looks so delicious and I can imagine the Cuban ham would add such great spicy flavor to it. I’ve not made much of meat pies but this one looks so easy to make that it’s a must try 🙂

Val

Ham and cheese are so great together! I’ve made a pie similar to this and we loved it. It’s a simple meal perfect for any night.

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