This is a list of notable ham dishes. Ham is pork that has been preserved through salting, smoking, or wet curing. It was traditionally made only from the hind leg of swine, and referred to that specific cut of pork. Ham is made around the world, including a number of highly coveted regional specialties. Ham is typically used in its sliced form, often as a filling for sandwiches and similar foods.
This list also contains notable ham hock dishes. A ham hock is the portion of a pigs leg that is neither part of the ham proper nor the foot or ankle, but rather the extreme shank end of the leg bone. It is the joint between the tibia/fibula and the metatarsals of the foot of a pig, where the foot was attached to the hog's leg.
- Budae-jjigae – a stew that includes ham as a main ingredient
- Christmas ham – a traditional dish associated with modern Christmas and historical Yule. The tradition is believed to have begun among the Germanic peoples as a tribute to Freyr, a god in Germanic paganism associated with boars (see Sonargöltr), harvest and fertility.
- Croque-monsieur – French for "mister crunch", it is a baked or fried boiled ham and cheese sandwich. The dish originated in French cafés and bars as a quick snack. A Croque Madame is a version of the dish topped with a fried egg.
- Denver omelette – an omelette filled with diced ham, onions, and green bell peppers.
- Denver sandwich – consists of ham, onions, green bell pepper, and scrambled eggs. Additional ingredients are sometimes used.
- Francesinha – a Portuguese sandwich prepared using wet-cured ham, linguiça, sausage, steak or roast meat and covered with melted cheese.
- Ham and cheese sandwich
- Ham and egg bun – a type of Hong Kong pastry.
- Ham and eggs – a dish combining various preparations of its main ingredients, ham and eggs
- Ham cordon bleu
- Ham salad 
- Ham sandwich
- Jambon-beurre – an very popular French ham sandwich made of a baguette sliced open, spread with butter, and filled with slices of ham.
- Pan de jamón – a typical Venezuelan Christmas bread, filled with ham, fried bacon, raisins and green olives.
- Schnitz un knepp – A Pennsylvania Dutch dish consisting of ham or pork shoulder with dried apples and dumplings
- Stuffed ham
Ham hock dishes
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