Scalloped Potatoes and Ham (or whatever you want to put in it)

Scalloped potatoes is one of my favorite comfort foods.  I have been making this recipe for years.  I got it from a Betty Crocker cookbook that I have had forever.  This doesn’t take long to put together but it does take time to bake.   It is worth the wait!!

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

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2 cups ham, diced
6 medium potatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1 small onion, finely chopped
3 Tablespoons butter
3 Tablespoons flour
2 1/2 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 Tablespoon of butter to coat casserole dish or use cooking spray.


1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Coat casserole dish with butter or cooking spray.
2.  In medium saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Cook onion in butter until opaque, about 5 minutes. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in milk. january 013 Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat.
3.  Placed sliced potatoes and ham in casserole dish.  january 012Gently press down so surface is even. Pour sauce over potato mixture.
4.  Cover and bake 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 1-1 1/4 hours longer or until potatoes are tender. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.january 014 Enjoy this Simple and Delicious meal!!

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