Best Ham and Scalloped Potatoes Recipe

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One Dish Ham and Scalloped Potatoes

This ham and scalloped potatoes casserole is a simple set of steps that results in extraordinary flavor. It's a solid family favorite.
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Prep 25 mins
Cook 50 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Servings 6 servings
Calories 581kcal


SAUCE Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 2 cups milk (or half & half for rich taste)

CASSEROLE Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 medium onions, sliced thin
  • 4 large russet potatoes, sliced thin (peeled)
  • 12 ounces ham, sliced thick (¼-inch thick, cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray with oil, a 2.5 qt. casserole dish.

Making the SAUCE

  • In a small saucepan, using the SAUCE ingredients, melt the butter and stir in flour. Cook about 1 minute; whisk in milk. When it thickens into a sauce, remove from heat and set aside.

Making the CASSEROLE

  • Using the CASSEROLE ingredients, in a small skillet, cook sliced onions in butter until onions are translucent and browned.
  • Make Layer 1: Using just ⅓ of the sauce, spread it out across the casserole dish bottom. Layer on ½ of the onions, ½ of potatoes, ½ of ham pieces. Some overlapping is okay.
  • Make Layer 2: Repeat using ⅓ sauce, rest of onions, potatoes, and ham.
  • Make Topper: Use final ⅓ of the sauce. and top with the cheddar cheese.
  • Bake middle shelf, uncovered, 50 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked through. Let rest 10 minutes, then enjoy!


Calories: 581kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 1076mg | Potassium: 1492mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 746IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 423mg | Iron: 3mg


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