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Ham and Potato Casserole

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, ham, make ahead recipe, potato
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 564kcal
Author: Susanne Eagan


  • 4 cups thinly sliced potatoes
  • 2 cups cooked ham - diced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper
  • 11/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese - to sprinkle on top
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


  • In a small sauce pan, melt butter and blend in flour, allow to rest one minute
  • Add in cold milk, stirring with whisk
  • Season dash of Cayenne, and salt (to taste). Cook sauce on low whisking occasionally until it reaches a boil and sauce is smooth
  • Reduce heat, add cheese continue to stir occasionally until cheese is completely melted
  • In a lightly greased one quart casserole dish place half of potatoes
  • Pour half of cheese sauce over potatoes in casserole dish
  • Add half of the ham
  • Repeat with second layer of potatoes, cheese sauce and ham
  • Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top
  • Bake uncovered for 50 minutes to an hour at 350°F
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