Scalloped Potatoes with Ham and Bacon

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package bacon
  • ⅔ cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 10potatoes, peeled and sliced
  • 2onions, sliced
  • 3 pounds cubed fully cooked ham
  • 2 (16 ounce) packages shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons ground black pepper
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Place the bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until slices begin to brown, about 5 minutes. Drain the bacon slices on a paper towel-lined plate.

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  • Step 2

    Transfer partially cooked bacon to the bottom of a large roasting pan.

  • Step 3

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Step 4

    Whisk milk and flour together in a bowl; set aside.

  • Step 5

    Layer about one-third of the potatoes over the bacon, followed by half the onion and half the ham.

  • Step 6

    Scatter one-fourth of the Cheddar cheese atop the ham.

  • Step 7

    Pour one-third of the milk mixture over the cheese and season with salt and black pepper.

  • Step 8

    Repeat the layers of potato, onion, ham, Cheddar Cheese, milk mixture, salt, and black pepper.

  • Step 9

    Arrange the final third of potatoes in the roasting pan; pour remaining milk mixture on top.

  • Step 10

    Scatter the remaining Cheddar cheese over the potato mixture.

  • Step 11

    Cover roasting pan with aluminum foil.

  • Step 12

    Bake in the preheated oven until potatoes are tender, about 2 hours.

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