Back to Creamy Ham and Rice

Print Options

 
 
 
 

Card Sizes

 
 
 
 Print

Creamy Ham and Rice Recipe

"My mother made this dish while we were growing up, and it was the first recipe I requested from her collection when I moved out on my own," recalls Meg Fortino of Powder Springs, Georgia. "My husband loves it and requests the leftovers for his lunch box."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute green pepper in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add the milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; stir in mayonnaise until blended. Stir in remaining ingredients; heat through. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 661 calories, 44g fat (15g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 1601mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 22g protein

Reviews for Creamy Ham and Rice

Loading Image

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.