HAM, CHEESE POTATO BAKE
It’s soon going to be that time of year when we think of ham. I hasten to add, if you are of a different persuasion this recipe can be adapted to lamb or whatever meat you choose or enjoy. Traditions vary with culture, ethnicity,or preference.This is an especially good way to use up the left-over meat from a holiday feast, and come up with a mouth watering dish that’s sure to please the most finicky eater.
This is an easy, time saving recipe. Simply cube a few cups of your favorite meat, peel and slice a few potatoes, chop an onion and follow the easy directions.
HAM, CHEESE, POTATO CASSEROLE
- 3 Tbsp. butter
- 3 Tbsp. flour
- 1 cup minced onion
- 1 tsp. salt
- ½ cup milk
- 1/2cup dry milk powder (optional)
- 4 med. Potatoes, peeled and sliced
- 2 – 3 cups diced ham
- 1 cup shredded cheese
- Melt butter, add onion and cook about 5 min. Stir in flour, salt and pepper, then milk. Cook until it boils and thickens. In 2 quart baking dish, layer half the potatoes, ham and sauce. Repeat layers and sprinkle with cheese.
- Bake covered 45 min.. Uncover and bake 15 min. longer or potatoes are tender.