With cheese..the way they like it.
3 tablespoons Butter3 tablespoons Flour2 cups Milk4 or 5 large Potatoes (peeled and cut into slices)1 large Onion, chopped1 cup cubed, cooked Ham or bacon pieces1/4 teaspoon Pepper4 cups shredded Cheese (1 pound)
Melt butter in saucepan over low heat, add flour and stir until smooth. Cook 1 minute while stirring constantly. Gradually stir in milk while cooking over medium heat until thickened.Layer 1/2 potato slices, onion, ham, pepper, cheese and white sauce in order given. Repeat second layer. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes. In order to save time, potatoes can be cooked on stove, also cheese can be melted in the white sauce.
Nutrient info calculated 3/23/12 using unsalted butter, low-fat milk and reduced-fat cheddar cheese.Children as young as 3 and 4 can help prepare this meal by scrubbing the potatoes and helping to layer them in the pan.
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