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After-Holiday Ham on Biscuits Recipe

After-Holiday Ham on Biscuits Recipe

Billie George of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan puts leftover ham and hard-cooked eggs to good use by making tasty After-Holiday Ham on Biscuits with a creamy white sauce. "When my children were young, they loved to color lots of Easter eggs, so this recipe was a great way to use them up," she writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • CREAM SAUCE:
  • 1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-3/4 cups milk
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 8-10 times.
  • 2. Pat or roll out to 1/2-in. thickness; cut with a floured 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute ham and onion in butter for 3-4 minutes or until onion is crisp-tender. Stir in the bouillon, Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Combine flour and milk until smooth; gradually stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Gently stir in eggs and parsley.
  • 4. Split warm biscuits in half horizontally; top with ham mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2/3 cup) equals 196 calories, 12 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 478 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein.