Ham and Cheese Sliders

We don’t know anyone who doesn’t love ham and cheese sliders with poppy seed dressing. This recipe is perfect for leftover ham!

We don't know anyone who doesn't love ham and cheese sliders with poppy seed dressing. This recipe is perfect for leftover ham!

Every now and again I come across a recipe that is so good I have no choice but to immediately make it and post about it. We made a few tiny adaptations but it only makes the ham and cheese sliders with poppy seed dressing even better.

Got leftover holiday ham? We’ve got you covered.

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These ham and cheese sliders were adapted from one of the sweetest bloggers and friend that I know, Christy from The Girl Who Ate Everything. If you have yet to check out her blog, get over there. It is full of just about every delicious recipe out there and I love that it’s all approachable.

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Our version of the ham and cheese sliders with poppy seed dressing skips on the onions and uses our famous honey mustard instead of regular old jar stuff. It’s a simple change but trust me, it takes everything to a whole new level of deliciousness. These are a forever staple in our home for using up leftover ham and to be honest we will be bringing them to potlucks all year too.

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They are just so easy and yet total comfort food. I can’t wait for you all to try them! Especially if you still have company in town or if you’re already thinking up ideas for that big Super Bowl party. Can’t you just see the guests all digging into a huge pan of these babies?!

Can you Freeze Ham and Cheese Sliders

Strangely enough, you can freeze ham and cheese sliders, but make sure you don’t add the poppy seed dressing until you’re ready to bake them.

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Make sure you wrap the dish in plastic wrap and then freezer foil. Defrost by setting them in the fridge and proceeding as normal. You need to keep out as much ice as possible so make sure that plastic wrap is on there as close to the rolls as possible and only freeze for up to 2 weeks. Any longer and too much ice will grow.

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Ham and Cheese Sliders with Poppy Seed Dressing

 

Ham and Cheese Sliders

Recipes for leftover ham? Ham and cheese sliders with poppy seed dressing is the number 1 recipe for ham!

Ingredients:

For the Honey Mustard

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/8 cup mustard

For the Poppy seed dressing

  • 2 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 3 tablespoons honey mustard sauce from above
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce

To assemble

  • 24 white rolls
  • 24 slices of ham
  • 24 slices of white cheddar cheese
  • mayonnaise
  • honey mustard sauce from above

Directions:

For the honey mustard sauce

In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, honey and mustard. Set aside.

For the poppy seed dressing

In a glass measuring cup, whisk together the melted butter, poppy seeds, honey mustard and worcestershire. Set aside.

To Assemble

Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
Slice open the rolls and spread honey mustard sauce on the bottom and mayonnaise on the top. Place a slice of ham and cheese on each roll and place the top on each sandwich. Place all of the sandwiches on a cookie sheet or cake pan. Drizzle each sandwich with the poppy seed dressing until you’ve used a little more than half of the dressing and each sandwich is covered. Tightly wrap the pan with tin foil and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.
Remove the pan from the oven and take off the foil. Drizzle with a little more sauce (you may need to melt it again if the butter solidified) and serve immediately.

The sandwiches can be made a day ahead of time then topped with the dressing and baked.
Source: The Girl Who Ate Everything

Nutrition Information

Yield: 24 sliders, Serving Size: 1

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 427 Calories
  • Total Fat: 29g
  • Cholesterol: 68.6mg
  • Carbohydrates: 25.8g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Sugar: 5.7g
  • Protein: 15.9g
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Recipes for leftover ham? Ham and cheese sliders with poppy seed dressing is the number 1 recipe for ham! ohsweetbasil.com

We don't know anyone who doesn't love ham and cheese sliders with poppy seed dressing. This recipe is perfect for leftover ham!

 

More ways to use leftover ham

Cheesy Ham and Potato Bacon Casserole

Looking for a classic? Mom’s cheesy ham and potato bacon casserole couldn’t be any more perfect.

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Carrian Cheney

Lover of all things beautiful, good and delicious. Wife, mother, friend, foodie.