Creamy sauce with a mild cheese flavor baked in with ham and peas. This recipe is really easy and I have never had anyone not like it. Plus it’s affordable.
Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 1 hr 25 mins
Total: 1 hr 50 mins
Yield: 6 servings
4 cups peeled and sliced potatoes
2 cups diced ham
½ onion, chopped
2 cups milk
1 cup frozen peas
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons butter
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
⅛ teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon dried parsley
¼ pound Cheddar cheese, diced
1 pinch paprika, or to taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Layer half the potatoes, half the ham, and half the onion in an 2-quart baking dish; repeat the layers.
Heat milk, peas, flour, butter, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened, 7 to 10 minutes.
Stir Cheddar cheese into sauce until cheese is melted.
Pour sauce over potato and ham mixture; sprinkle with paprika.
Cover baking dish with aluminum foil.
Bake in the preheated oven until potatoes are tender, about 1 hour.
Remove foil and continue baking until lightly browned, about 15 minutes more.
337 calories; protein 17.7g; carbohydrates 31.3g; fat 15.9g; cholesterol 58.8mg; sodium 910mg.