ultra creamy ham & potatoes

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Ellen Bales
from Indianapolis, IN

This is probably one of my very favorite meals, harking back to childhood. One of the best comfort foods in the world! Of course my mother never heard of a crock pot when I was growing up--hers was baked in the oven. I have tweaked this recipe just a bit to make it even more luscious. Recipe: easy-crock-pot-recipes.com Photo: Allrecipes.com

serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 8 Hr 30 Min
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For ultra creamy ham & potatoes

  • 6 md
    red potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 2 md
    onions, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 c
    fully cooked ham, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    ground mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 can
    (10-3/4 oz.) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
  • 1 1/3 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
    (4 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese (optional)
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How To Make ultra creamy ham & potatoes

  • 1
    In a slow cooker, layer the potatoes, onions, and ham. In a saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour, mustard, salt and pepper until smooth.
  • 2
    In a bowl, combine the soup and half and half; gradually stir into flour mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Pour over the ham.
  • 3
    Cover and cook on LOW for 8-9 hours or until potatoes are tender. If desired, sprinkle with cheese before serving.
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