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Ham A La King

 Ham A La King
An aunt gave me this recipe, which is great for using leftover ham. I've served it several times for company, and someone always asks for the recipe.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup diced green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen puff pastry shells, baked
  • WHITE SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • 2 cups milk

Directions

  • In a skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add the green pepper,
  • onions and mushrooms; cook and stir until tender. Stir in peas, ham,
  • mustard and salt; heat through. Gently stir in eggs; set aside. For
  • sauce, melt the butter in a saucepan. Add flour, salt and pepper;
  • stir to make a smooth paste. Add the milk all at once; cook and stir
  • 1 minute more. Add ham mixture and heat through. Serve in pastry
  • shells. Yield: 6 servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 559 calories, 35 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 172 mg cholesterol, 1,268 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 21 g protein.