What are you going to do with all of that leftover Easter ham? Of course you may consider making split pea soup, but why not use some of that ham on a classic Utica dish? Here's a way to create Ham Riggies. 

We all have grown to love chicken riggies. It's a Utica/Rome classic dish. Why not take advantage of tall of that ham and create Ham Riggies? It's actually pretty simple. The video above lays it out step by step. For the ham, substitute what they suggest and use your Easter ham.

You could also use rigatoni pasta in this simple pasta dish with the ham: Creamy Riggies with Broccoli and Ham. This recipe serves up to 4, and could make plenty of lunches. Here's the ingredients:

Salt and pepper
1 pound rigatoni pasta
4 cups small broccoli florets (from 1 medium head broccoli)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 small onion, finely chopped
4 ounces cooked ham, chopped
3/4 cup heavy cream, warmed
1/2 cup grated Parmesan"

You can find the full recipe here.


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