Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Recipe by Mebriella
READY IN: 2hrs




  • Add sliced potatoes to well salted pot of water. Once it starts to boil, boil for three minutes. Do not overcook, drain well.
  • In a skillet on medium heat, combine the olive oil and onions. Add salt and pepper to taste and cook for 4 - 5 minutes.
  • Add the parsley, thyme, and ham and cook an additional 3 - 5 minutes then set aside in a bowl.
  • Wipe skillet out with paper towel and melt the butter over medium heat.
  • Add the flour and whisk to combine and the flour has turned a slight brown color.
  • Slowly add the milk and whisk constantly. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bring to a boil and then turn heat down to low and whisk for another 2 - 3 minutes.
  • Add the ham and onion mixture to the skillet. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook an additional 2 minutes.
  • Butter a 2 quart casserole dish.
  • Add a spoonful of sauce and spread on the bottom of the casserole dish.
  • Place a layer of potatoes on top of the sauce.
  • Continue alternating sauce and potatoes.
  • Sprinkle the gruyere cheese on top and then cover with foil.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 35 - 55 minutes.
  • Remove foil and bake another 10 minutes to brown the cheese.