Deviled Ham

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Deviled Ham


Old-fashioned Deviled Ham makes a delicious savory spread and is a wonderful way to use up leftover ham. Spread it on crackers, cucumber slices, or between 2 pieces of white bread to make a sandwich. You can buy it in a can, but homemade is so much tastier.

Deviled Ham- a great way to use up leftover ham.


You can whip up Deviled Ham in only about 5 minutes. Refrigerate overnight and the flavors only get better. Â đŸ™‚

Deviled Ham- a great way to use up leftover ham.


It’s salty, creamy, and a little spicy and there’s no better way to bring new life to leftover Easter ham.

Deviled Ham- a great way to use up leftover ham.


Diced leftover ham is processed with mayonnaise, cream cheese, onion, Tabasco sauce, and mustard until it is finely minced.

Deviled Ham- a great way to use up leftover ham.


Deviled Ham- a great way to use up leftover ham.


This recipe is really flexible. Add more mustard of hot sauce if you like. Sweet pickle relish is a nice addition too.

I like the creaminess of adding some cream cheese, but you can use all mayo if you like.

Deviled Ham- a great way to use up leftover ham.

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Deviled Ham

Deviled Ham

Course: Appetizer
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
This savory ham spread is a wonderful way to use up leftover ham. Serve on crackers or make a sandwich with it.
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  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon hot sauce, I use Tabasco Sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups diced ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce, optional


  • Place cream cheese, mayonnaise, and onion in a food processor and pulse 4 or 5 times.
  • Add remaining ingredients and pulse until ham is finely chopped.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Some ham is very salty. Taste for saltiness before adding Worcestershire sauce and if it is already salty, leave the Worcestershire sauce out.


Calories: 200kcal

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11 thoughts on “Deviled Ham

  1. Thank you for a keto friendly recipe. I used horseradish mustard because I like a kick –either way this is a great recipe, and is easily multiplied for parties.

  2. I used chopped ham shank, dijon mustard, 2 drops of Louisiana hot sauce, and just a couple drops of worchestershire. We had for lunch today and it was delish! The cream cheese cuts some of the spice and the saltiness of the ham. Thank you!

  3. My girlfiend doesn’t cook. I DO. She works a 9-5 job, I don’t. I love finding lil simple gems like this to excite the taste buds. TY. It’s easy and delish. And having just passed Easter with ham leftovers it’s a win-win. BBTW. I like a little more attitude so I use Colemans prepared mustard.

  4. So… no answer to Lisa’s question? Dry mustard (like you find in your spice rack) or prepared mustard (like you put on your hot dog)?

  5. Hello Christin
    I just pulled up your recipe which I had saved on Pinterest and got the message that the recipe was blocked because it ‘may lead to inappropriate content’. I googled the recipe and was able to pull it up that way. Just thought you should know.

    1. Thanks Madeline,
      I’ve been emailing Pinterest since last Wednesday to try to get the problem fixed with no response. I was just able to pin something so I think the problem may finally be fixed! Glad you were able to google the recipe!

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