Mother's Ham Casserole

“TOH recipe submitted by Linda Childers, Tennessee. If you need to use up some leftover ham, this casserole will not dissapoint you. It is really nice comfort food. I have added the Parmesan Cheese to the topping and sometimes I like to use a combination of Swiss Cheese and Cheddar in the casserole.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, bring potatoes, carrot, celery and water to boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and cook 15 minutes or til tender.
  3. Drain and set aside.
  4. In large skillet, saute ham, green pepper and onions in 3 tbsp of the butter until vegetables are tender.
  5. Add to the potato mixture and transfer to a greased 1 1/2 qt baking dish.
  6. In saucepan, melt remaining butter, stir in flour and whisk until smooth.
  7. Gradually add milk, salt and pepper.
  8. Bring to boil and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  9. Reduce heat, add cheese and stir until melted.
  10. Pour over the ham mixture and sprinkle with bread crumbs and parmesan. (Dot with 2 tbsp butter if you want a crisp topping.).
  11. Bake uncovered at 375F for 25-30 minutes.

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