ham & potatoes au gratin

a recipe by
Lee Thayer
Nakhon Si Thammarat

From a 1961 cookbook titled Casserole Cook Book by Better Homes & Gardens. I made this on 5 Feb 2023 and this uses cooked, cubed potatoes, so there is less time in the oven. The cheese sauce is light but is a nice touch to this easy and tasty dish, very well liked by the family and myself.

serves 4 servings
prep time 30 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For ham & potatoes au gratin

  • 3 c
    potatoes, cubed
  • 2 c
    ham, cubed
  • 1/4 c
    spring onion, sliced
  • 1/4 c
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • dash
    black pepper, as desired
  • 3/4 c
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded

How To Make ham & potatoes au gratin

  • 1
    Preheat your oven to 180° C (350° F), get out a 7x11 inch baking pan.
  • 2
    Get the potatoes and ham cubed, and the spring onion sliced and bell pepper diced.
  • 3
    Add the potatoes to a saucepan and cover by 1 inch with water. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are just fork tender. Drain and set aside.
  • 4
    Heat the butter in a large non stick pan, when hot, add the spring onion and bell pepper. Sauté until just tender.
  • 5
    To the pan, add the ham, potatoes, mayo, salt and pepper. Stir together.
  • 6
    Pour into the baking pan and spread out evenly.
  • 7
    In a saucepan on low heat, add the milk and cheese, stir until cheese is melted.
  • 8
    Pour mixture over the casserole.
  • 9
    Bake for 40 minutes or until bubbly and starting to brown. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Ham & Potatoes au Gratin
    Serve with sides of your choice if desired, enjoy.

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