Cheesy Ham & Potato Bake

Have any leftovers of ham from your Thanksgiving feast??? Make this warm and hearty Cheesy Ham & Potato Bake!

Here’s the recipe (adapted from

4 medium potatoes
1 cup diced cooked ham
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/3 cup butter or margarine
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 dash pepper
Extra cheese for sprinkling on top



1. Wash the potatoes.

2. Peel.

3. Cube each potato

4. Pour potatoes into a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 30 minutes and drain.

5. Meanwhile, dice your ham.

6. In a smaller pot, melt 1/3 cup butter or margarine.

7. Add 3 tablespoons of flour and mix well.

8. Slowly add 1 1/2 cups of milk. Stir continuously until thickened. Then add 1 cup of shredded cheese and stir until it is melted.

9. Grease a 9×13 baking dish and pour potatoes, ham, and onion inside.

10. Pour cheese mixture on top.

11. Top with a little shredded cheese and cook for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.

I think this might be the definition of  ‘comfort food’!


  1. Looks great! We have lots of leftover potatoes and since we’re vegetarian I think I’ll add broccoli instead of ham. Thanks for all of your great ideas!

  2. thanks Jenae!!!perfect for our Christmas morning breakfast @ my daughters’. i’ll let you know how it goes over. i made two pans of it, we were given a ham for Christmas and wondered what we would do with it !! it looks Great!! in the oven right now.God bless and merry Christmas!!

  3. OMG this looked so good I just had to make it for dinner tonight. The only thing I did differently was instead of the flour I used one can of cream of mushroom soup and 3 soup cans of milk. I tripled the recipe for our family of 9 :) Thanks for sharing.

  4. I have been making this recipe for a few years now, thanks to you! We also love it with sausage, and a few added veggies. Thanks!

  5. This recipe reminded me of my grandma’s ham casserole, only thing I did different was add a chopped green bell pepper and it was amazing. Thanks for sharing!

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