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Creamed Ham on Corn Bread Recipe

Denise Hershman of Cromwell, Indiana tops pieces of corn bread with a cheesy sauce chock-full of ham to make a satisfying and economical supper. "At only 45 cents a serving, this is one budget meal our family loves," she writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • CREAMED HAM:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the corn bread mix, egg and milk until blended. Spread into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter; stir in the flour, mustard and salt until smooth. Add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheese until melted. Add ham and heat through. Cut corn bread into squares; top with creamed ham. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 371 calories, 18 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 1,049 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 16 g protein.