ham and cheese pot pie

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

I bought a crazy amount of boneless ham for the freezer recently because the sale was just too good to resist! I came up with the recipe as a way to utilize some of it! It came out really good! Hope you all enjoy it!

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ham and cheese pot pie

  • 1
    pie crust homemade or other
  • 2 c
    diced ham
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 stick
    butter + 2 tbsp. butter, divided
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c
    frozen peas
  • 2 md
    carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 sm
    onion, finely diced
  • 2 lg
    potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes

How To Make ham and cheese pot pie

  • 1
    arrange half of pie pastry into deep dish pie plate. Bake in oven at 400 degrees for 10 minutes or until pie crust is just barely golden.
  • 2
    Par-boil potatoes and carrots until just barely tender, drain.
  • 3
    Melt 1 Tbsp. butter in skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and ham. Saute until ham is browned and onions are soft. Remove ham and onions to a plate, set aside.
  • 4
    Add 1/2 stick to pan and melt butter. Stir in 1/2 cup flour, stirring constantly for a minute or two until starting to brown. Pour in 2 cups milk and shredded cheese.
  • 5
    Turn heat to medium. Stir liquid until thickened and smooth and cheese has completely incorporated into liquid. (About 10 minutes) Salt & pepper to taste.
  • 6
    Add carrots, potatoes, ham, onion, and frozen peas to liquid and mix until well combined.
  • 7
    Pour mixture into bottom pie pastry. Cover with top pastry and seal edges.
  • 8
    Brush top of pie crust with butter. Bake at 400 degrees for 35-40 minutes or until golden golden and flaky on top.
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