Once your ham holiday plan is confirmed, you began by choosing the best recipe to serve your guests at the party. But what unique recipe can you try and what goes well with ham?
One-word answer – everything. You might want to serve it with traditional potatoes, but other vegetables and flavors mingle with the ham as well; making the taste sweet, sour, and salty that would savour your taste buds for long.
Whether you’re hosting a full fledged party or are just preparing the ham dish to enjoy with your close family and friends, we have your back in selecting some of the best ham side dishes that you would want to try.
Savory Potato & Onion Gratin
The recipe is a tasty twist in scalloped or au gratin potatoes. Stuffed with onions, creamy Swiss cheese, and savory bacon, topped by the crunchy crust of crouton. The simple recipe will become your favorite with the very first bite.
Awesome Au Gratin Potatoes
In most of the ham dishes, you will see au gratin potatoes and ham together. This is because of the delicious taste that gives immense pleasure to your taste buds. The tender, cheesy, and creamy potatoes may taste like wonder, but together with ham – they stand uniquely with the saltiness of the ham. Plus, it can be prepared easily with the items you have in your pantry and probably in your hand.
Cooked Potato and Green Bean Salad
For a deliciously healthy salad with less amount of lettuce, simply add cubed chopped steamed potatoes, a cup of chickpeas, frozen green beans, and some black or green olives. Add a pinch of black pepper, squeeze a lemon to give it a complete flavor.
Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole
Want to have sweet potatoes other than thanksgiving? For this, ham is a perfect match to alter traditional spuds. The perfect pecan crumbly contrast with the juicy ham and sweet potatoes is another treat for your taste buds.
Spinach Salad with Summer Fruits
Ever tried a heavy pecan potato and ham casserole? – then a light summer fruit salad is a perfect side dish to compliment your taste buds. Nicely sliced Kiwis and strawberries with some spinach and other seasonal fruits make the salad on top of the taste.
Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs
Synonymous with Easter eggs, deviled eggs are the sign of Spring, that’s about to arrive. An absolute and healthy staple for the springtime evening gatherings. You can have them in a traditional way or try mixing them with pimiento peppers and cheddar cheese for an extra spicy-sweet flavor.
Pan-Roasted Vegetables with Spinach
The simple and full of nutrients side dish has all you want. Spinach, potato, carrot, onion, seasoned with a dash of honey and some of your favorite herbs. All the fresh vegetables with vibrant colors will pop out on your dinner table or buffet like a rainbow.
Cooker Red Potato Salad
A classic salad with cold potatoes is another flavorsome side dish with warm roasted ham. The salad only takes 30 minutes before you can treat your taste sensors. No wonder why we end up at the grocery store to get the ingredients to make this side dish every time.
Squash Gratin with Potato
The quick and easy recipe will be your guest’s favorite. For a shortcut, Simme the potatoes before you bake them. It will lessen the baking time. Lastly, squash some tomatoes and pair them with the potatoes to add an incredibly delicious side dish with Ham being the main course.
Goat Cheese, Honey Tarts, and Apple
Maybe you’ve some apples left in your fridge and you are wondering what to do with them. Cut down the tarts in rectangular shape, place apple and cheese slices on top of it, and bake. Once the tarts come out of the oven don’t forget to drizzle some honey on top for a finishing touch.
Garlic-Herb Mashed Cauliflower
Cauliflower is a low-carb vegetable that can easily be replaced with potatoes for cheesy gratins or tots. It’s no doubt that garlic-herb mashed cauliflower will become your favorite side-dish with your main course.
Red Potato Salad with Creamy Cashew Dijon Dressing
For those who love cheesy creamy salads as side-dishes with ham, Red potato salad is going to be their preference from now. Take boiled mashed potatoes to blend together with cashew water, vinegar, mustard, garlic, pepper, and salt and mix them together until every ingredient gets completely mixed. These are some of the great recipes for the side-dish that you can enjoy with Ham as your main course. For more healthy and delicious recipes stay tuned