Ham Puffs With Mushroom Gravy Recipe {Leftover Ham Recipe for Breakfast or Dinner} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

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Here’s another great way to use the leftover ham. These ham puffs are made in a muffin tin and are perfect for dinner, breakfast, or brunch. I can see these as a wonderful breakfast on Christmas morning.  A delicious and easy recipe for leftover ham…

Ham Puffs Leftover Ham Recipe

This is such a delicious recipe. 

Leftover Ham Recipe

It’s perfect for any holiday breakfast, dinner or brunch after the holidays.

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Ham Puffs With Mushroom Gravy Recipe {For Breakfast or Dinner} | Kid Friendly Things To Do

  • Author: Melissa
  • Prep Time: 15 min.
  • Cook Time: 20 min.
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x


  • 2 Tbsp. of olive oil
  • 1 small sweet onion – chopped
  • 810 mini carrots sliced
  • About 1&1/2 cups of ground cooked ham – use your food processor to grind your leftover ham
  • About 12 oz. of cooked, and crumbled breakfast sausage
  • 2 cups of shredded hash browns
  • 2/3 cup of Italian flavored bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 2/3 cup of milk

Mushroom Sauce:

  • 1/2 lbs. of sliced and rinsed mushrooms
  • 2 T butter – unsalted
  • 3 T flour
  • 1&1/2 cups of milk
  • 1/2 tsp. of salt
  • dash of pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 350 Degrees
  • Grab a frying pan, and pour the olive oil in, set it over medium/high heat
  • Throw in the carrots, and onions
  • Cook stirring occasionally until onion becomes tender – about 5 minutes

how to make Muffin Tin Ham Puffs for leftover Ham

  • While you work on that…grab a large mixing bowl, and toss in the ham, sausage, and hash browns

how to make Muffin Tin Ham Puffs for leftover Ham

  • Add the cooked onion, and carrots
  • Add the bread crumbs – Mix everything together

how to make Muffin Tin Ham Puffs for leftover Ham

  • Grab a small bowl, and lightly beat the eggs – Stir in the milk
  • Pour the egg mixture over the ham & sausage mixture, mix in

how to make Muffin Tin Ham Puffs for leftover Ham

  • Grease your muffin tins
  • Use a 1/2 cup measuring cup to scoop the mixture out, and into each muffin tin – slightly pack down
  • Bake for 20 minutes
  • While those are baking make your mushroom sauce
  • In a large saucepan, add the butter and mushrooms – Cook for about 5 minutes
  • Blend in the flour until smooth add the milk, salt, and pepper
  • Cook until sauce boils and thickens a bit


  • Serve over the ham puffs

Leftover Ham Recipe for Holidays

~Adapted from Our Favorite Recipes {cookbook} 

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com

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