- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup flour
- 2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 3 cups milk
- 3 cups ham (cooked)
- 1 large green pepper, chopped
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
- 5 cups potatoes, pared and sliced
Melt butter in large sauce pan over low heat; blend in flour, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, for about 1 minute.
Remove from heat gradually stir in milk.
Return to heat; cook until thickened and bubbly.
Fold in ham, onion, green pepper and cheese. Pour over potatoes in a large bowl. Stir gently then move into a buttered 13X9-inch baking dish; cover with foil.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Uncover and continue to bake for 1 hour.
Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.