Scalloped Ham and Potatoes

  • 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.