Ham and Cheese Casserole A.k.a. Thanksgiving Leftovers Casserole

Recipe by Fauve
READY IN: 40mins


  • 1 12
    cups cooked mashed white potatoes (DO NOT USE MASHED SWEET POTATOES)
  • 2
    cups ham (cooked, chopped)
  • 13
    cup mayonnaise (not lowfat)
  • 1
    (10 1/2 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 12
    cups croutons, slightly crushed
  • 14
    cup milk
  • 23
    cup cheddar cheese (cubed)
  • dry breadcrumbs (for topping)
  • 14
    cup cheddar cheese, grated (for topping)


  • Spray 2qt. casserole dish with non-stick vegetable oil spray.
  • Spread a good layer (about 1/2 inch thick) of mashed potatoes along bottom of the casserole dish.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl, combine ham, mayonnaise, mushroom soup, croutons, milk and cheddar cheese.
  • Layer this on top of the potatoes.
  • Sprinkle top of casserole with grated cheddar cheese; then a slight layer of breadcrumbs.
  • Bake in 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until top is nicely browned.
  • Serve with those leftover Thanksgiving rolls or biscuits!