Ham, Egg and Cheese Muffins – Using Leftovers Deliciously

These egg and cheese muffins are a great way to use up leftover hard cooked eggs. They taste great and are much easier than using poached eggs.
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Many of you will be reading this post just after Easter, when you may have a few dozen decorated hard cooked Easter eggs to use up. If you’re like my family, you may also have a bit of ham leftover as well. If so, you’re in luck, because this recipe also incorporates leftover ham. Of course, you could leave out the ham or swap in roasted chicken, turkey or pork.

Egg & Ham Toasted Muffins finished

Pair these muffins with a nice salad and you’re set for lunch or dinner. We had ours with kale slaw.

ham and egg muffin

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Ham Egg and Cheese Muffins with Hard Boiled Eggs

Use hard boiled eggs to make these tasty ham, egg, spinach and cheese muffins. You'll love how easy they are to make. Perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner.
Prep : 10 mins
Cook : 3 mins
Total Time: 13 mins
Servings: 4


  • 4 English muffins
  • 4 hard cooked eggs
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon or regular mustard optional
  • 8 small slices baked ham size of muffin
  • 1/2 cup cooked spinach
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar or marble cheese


  • Position oven rack on highest level directly under broiler and preheat broiler on low.
  • Slice English muffins in half and place on baking sheet.
  • Slice eggs lengthwise into 4 even slices.
  • To assemble, spread 1/4 tsp of mustard on each muffin half. For each muffin, follow with a small slice of baked ham, 1 Tbsp of cooked spinach, 2 slices of cooked egg, and 1 1/2 Tbsp of shredded cheese.
  • Place baking sheet on rack directly below broiler. Broil for 3 to 5 minutes until cheese is melted and muffin is hot throughout.
  • Serve and enjoy.


Make a different version every time. Try using different meat, switch kale for spinach, try smoked gouda instead of cheddar, etc.
Serve them cold, sandwich style. Top each half with tomato, lettuce and another slice of English muffin and voila, you have a super tasty, filling sandwich.
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Other recipes that you might consider for your hard cooked eggs include:

Dillicious Egg Salad

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8 Tips for the Best Deviled Eggsdeviled eggs

Easy Pickled Eggs

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And, just in case you don’t have any hard cooked eggs, but want to make this dish, here’s my very popular post on making Easy to Peel, Hard Cooked Eggs.

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