Scalloped Potatoes with Ham
This hearty main dish is cheesy, ham and spud comfort food.
6 tablespoons butter or margarine - divided use
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 cups milk
6 cups thinly sliced, peeled potatoes
1 1/2 cups chopped fully-cooked ham
1 small onion, finely chopped
- In a saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons butter. Stir in flour, parsley, salt, thyme and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk; bring to boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
- Combine potatoes, ham and onion place half in a greased 2 1/2 quart baking dish. Top with half of the sauce; repeat layers. Cover and bake at 375°F (190°C) for 65 to 75 minutes or until potatoes are almost tender.
- Dot with remaining butter. Bake, uncovered, 15 to 20 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender and top is lightly browned.
Makes 4 servings.