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scalloped potatoes and ham

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Scalloped Potatoes and Ham has layers of tender potatoes and meaty ham drenched in a velvety white sauce.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Scalloped Potatoes and Ham
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 694kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups cream or half and half
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3 pounds white potatoes sliced in about ⅛" thick rounds
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups cooked ham diced into small cubes
  • 1 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Grease a 9x13" baking dish and set aside.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter and add the onion. Cook onion until onion tender.
  • Add garlic, thyme, rosemary, flour, stir and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low and add milk a little at a time whisking very well between each addition.
  • Next, stir in the cream and chicken broth, into the mixture. Add paprika, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil, boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • Arrange ⅓ of the potatoes into the prepared baking dish. Topped with ⅓ of the ham, distributing evenly, next, and ⅓ of the sauce. Repeat the layers.
  • Top with cheese. Cover with aluminum foil.
  • Bake covered for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake for 20-30 more minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
  • Cool for at least 15 minutes before serving.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve.



Calories: 694kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 174mg | Sodium: 881mg | Potassium: 1322mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2210IU | Vitamin C: 57mg | Calcium: 393mg | Iron: 3mg