14 Reviews

Lorac, bless your grandmother! I just stumbled upon this recipe this morning during a "search." I was craving a mashed potato type dish, and this one caught my eye so I whipped it up for lunch. I had to use instant mashed potatoes but they tasted like homemade with the addition of the seperated eggs and ham chunks! I got really decadent and sprinkled on a layer of shredded cheddar cheese during the last ten minutes of baking. This one will be made often by yours truly!

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yooper October 20, 2002

this was delicious and fluffy in texture - and Sooooo easy to make! this recipe's a keeper!

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mamazee December 04, 2003

Total comfort food and great way to use up some of those holiday left overs. Simple, subtle, and delicious. Even my picky SO loved this one. I'll be making this again!

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Lesa S December 02, 2003

This is an easy recipe, with great taste from just a few ingredients. The saltiness of the ham goes amazingly well with the creaminess of the sour cream and mashed potatoes. Like another review, I topped with some shredded cheddar and it tasted great.

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Missyb33 December 09, 2002

There are 4 things I look for in a recipe...Yumminess, easily obtainable ingredients, simplicity, and picky-husband pleaser. This recipe fit the bill!! It was sooo good! I made it even easier by using instant taters. A definate comfort food, this will be a regular in our house!

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MackinacBride November 04, 2002

We've made this several times, and it is one of the few dishes that everyone in the family loves. Easy to make and ingredients are often on hand. The only change I've made is to use lower fat sour cream - haven't tried fat free. Yummy!!

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MichMom March 13, 2010

I made this tonight for dinner, I had leftover ham, This recipe was really good, everybody kept on saying how light and fluffy this was and now I know, I did take the advice of others and sprinkled Cheddar Cheese the last 10 mins. of cooking, I did use Yukon Gold Potatoes. And I also baked it a little longer. I will be making this again, Thank you Lorac for sharing your family recipe.!!!

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Denise's May 13, 2008

Really Yummy! Even my 7 and 5 yr olds likes it. It came out so light and fluffy. A nice change of pace compaired to just warming the leftovers up. I made it in a 9x9" baking dish and it wasn't done in the middle, so either use a bigger dish or up the baking time a bit. Thanks for the great recipe!

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Linsey S. April 08, 2008

Delightful dish! I'm amazed that such an easy recipe makes such a fabulous meal. I used leftover pork tenderloin which I would not recommend, ham would better compliment this dish. This came out light and airy with the great flavor of potatoes without the heaviness.

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lynmoz September 06, 2007

I am so glad you gave me the link to your ham cookbook! This was wonderful. I love that it has ingredients that you have on hand. It was super easy to whip up. Nothing quite like a one dish meal. What I liked about it is that the consistency was nice and creamy. I did use Yukon Gold potatos which to me seem more creamy than baking potatos. I will definately be trying with regular potatos for my own curiousity. I also used reduced fat sour cream which worked fine in the recipe. The only addition I made was to add cheese (since it goes with everything!) on the top in the last 5 minutes of baking. The other thing I like about this recipe is it is perfect to even fix the night before and pop in the oven the next day. An added bonus with all the kids starting up their sports. I will definately be making this again, maybe even trying it with chicken.

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JackieMarie February 26, 2007
Mashed Potatoes with Ham