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Leftover Ham -n- Potato Casserole

Leftover Ham -n- Potato Casserole

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An easy cheesy dish that uses up that Christmas or Easter ham! My family looks forward to this one!

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  • Calories:
  • 578 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 35.8 g
  • 55%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.3g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 24.3 g
  • 49%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 105 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 1038 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Grease a 1 1/2-quart baking dish.
  4. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the ham and onion; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir potatoes into ham mixture; transfer to the prepared baking dish.
  6. Melt 1/4 cup butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir flour into melted butter until smooth.
  7. Gradually whisk milk into flour mixture; season with salt and black pepper. Continue cooking and stirring until thickened, about 2 minutes.
  8. Reduce heat to medium-low and stir Cheddar cheese into the white sauce until melted.
  9. Pour sauce over ham and potatoes.
  10. Sprinkle bread crumbs atop casserole.
  11. Bake in the preheated oven until sauce is bubbly and browned, 25 to 30 minutes.
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Reviews

picster
46
4/17/2012

Made this with Easter ham from a week ago. - Oh what to do with all that left over ham. Made this and was skeptical. My family loved it - and they are very finikey. Yum! Clean plates - everyone loved it! Thank you. Didn't change a thing!

BIZZYSMOM
27
4/13/2012

Ultimate decadent comfort food! Too bad I only have leftover ham about twice/year! This recipe is basically the same as my au gratin potato recipe with the exception of adding the ham and cubing instead of slicing the potatoes. Also used a combo of sharp and extra-sharp cheddar cheese. Thanks for sharing!

nikishep
25
4/12/2012

This was a very tasty and hearty meal!! I was looking for a recipe to use for leftover ham and this one is a keeper! It's quick and easy and my fiance loved it. The only thing I changed was that I added about 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper and some green beans. Thanks for the recipe! *Update* I had this next day and added salt to it and it was PERFECT! I thought the ham would be salty enough and didn't want to oversalt it...I was wrong. Add extra salt!