PopPop’s Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

PopPop’s Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

Total Time: 1 hr 20 min

Prep: 20 min

Cook: 1 hr


4 tablespoons butter

4 tablespoons flour

3 cups milk

Salt and pepper

Old Bay seasoning

2 tablespoon butter

4 medium onions, thinly sliced

8 large russet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

12 ounces 1/4 inch sliced baked ham, diced

1 lb. grated medium cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a baking dish.

In a saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons butter over medium high heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Remove saucepan from heat and whisk in milk. Return pan to heat and bring to a simmer while stirring. When sauce has thickened remove from heat, season with salt and pepper and set aside.

In a skillet, cook onions in melted butter until golden brown, seasoning with Old Bay.

Spread 1/3 of the white sauce in bottom of baking dish and top with half of the potatoes.

Spread out half of the onions, ham, cheese and another third of the sauce.

Continue layering ingredients, ending with the remaining third of the sauce.

Bake for 60 minutes or until golden and bubbly.