Sunday, January 3, 2010

Scalloped Potatoes

Recipe From: Blog Chef

Makes 6 Servings


½ cup butter
½ cup flour
2 teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
3 cups milk
3 cups ham (cubed)
1 large green pepper (chopped)
1 large onion (chopped)
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
5 cups potatoes (pared and sliced thinly)
Additional cheddar cheese (for topping, optional)

Step 1: Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. Melt ½ cup butter in a large sauce pan over low heat. Mix in flour, salt and pepper. Stir until well blended. Cook while stirring for about 1 minute. Remove from heat and gradually stir in milk. Return to heat and cook until thickened and bubbly.

Step 2: Stir in ham, green pepper, onion and ½ cup cheddar cheese. Stir gently until mixed well.

Step 3: Add potatoes into a well grease 13×4″ baking dish. Pour milk/ham mixture over sliced potatoes and gently mix. Cover with aluminum foil.

Step 4: Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes remove aluminum foil and continue baking for 1 hour. During the last few minutes of cooking top with additional shredded cheddar cheese (optional).

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