La Cucina #31 – Leftovers

Leftover Casserole

Makes 6 – 10 servings

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes

Shopping List:

  • 270 gr or 2 cups chopped cooked ham
  • 225 gr or 1 [8 ounce] package elbow macaroni
  • 225 gr or 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 235 ml or 1 cup milk
  • 300 gr or 1 [10.75 ounce] can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 425 gr or 1 [15 ounce] can mixed vegetables, drained
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 175° C or 350° F
  2. Cook the macaroni in advance
  3. In a large bowl combine the ham or other leftover meat, macaroni, cheese, milk, soup, vegetables, salt and pepper and mix well.
  4. Spread mixture into a lightly greased 9×13 inch baking dish.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

Note 1: A great way to use leftover ham, chicken, turkey or beef. A creamy soup mixture of meat, pasta, cheese and veggies provides a great next day casserole.
Note 2: No chicken broth, use mushroom instead.


Amount Per Serving
Calories: 376
Total Fat 19.2g
Cholesterol 54mg
Sodium 989mg
Potassium 300mg
Total Carbohydrates 29.9g
Dietary Fiber 3.3g
Protein 20g

PDF of this recipe: 20121227-Leftover-Casserole