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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Ham Scalloped Potatoes, Leftover Ham Recipes, Scalloped Potatoes
Servings: 8


  • 5 lbs baby creamer potatoes, washed, cut in half
  • 2 cups leftover ham, diced
  • 2 cups chopped onions
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tsp Slap Ya Mama® seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp red crushed peppers
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 3 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded, divided
  • 1 cup Pepper Jack cheese, shredded


  • Preheat oven to 400° and spray a 9 x 13 baking dish with a non stick spray. Set aside.
  • Wash potatoes in cold water, slice in half and add to a large bowl. If the potatoes are on the larger size, cut into 3 pieces.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter over low/medium heat.
  • Add onions, saute for 4-5 minutes then add minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • Sprinkle flour over onions and garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes on low heat.
  • Slowly pour chicken broth into pan, then add heavy cream, seasoning, salt and pepper, stirring until combined.
  • Continue cooking, stirring until sauce thickens up a bit and remove from heat just as sauce starts to boil.
  • Add two cups of sharp cheddar cheese to skillet and stir until combined.
  • Once cheese has melted, add a couple large spoonfuls of cheese sauce to the bottom on baking dish.
  • Next, place 1/3 of the baby potatoes into the pan.
  • Spoon 1/2 cup of sour cream over the potatoes, 1 cup of diced ham, then add 1/3 of the cheese sauce on top of the diced ham.
  • Sprinkle with 1/2 the pepper jack cheese, then layer again with 1/3 potatoes, remaining 1/2 cup of sour cream, 1 cup of ham and 1/3 cheese sauce.
  • Last layer is remaining potatoes, last 1/3 cheese sauce and the top with remaining shredded cheese.
  • Cover with foil and place in the oven.
  • Bake for 60-75 minutes or until potatoes are tender and cheese sauce is bubbly.
  • Carefully remove from oven, remove foil, then place back into the oven for 15 minutes to brown the cheese up a bit.


Recipe adapted from my Cheesy Garlic Scalloped Potatoes