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Ham and Creamy Potato Scallops Recipe

Ham and Creamy Potato Scallops Recipe

Everyone loves these scalloped potatoes. This dish is my own creation - it's a combination of three different recipes! Besides tasting good, this dish is foolproof to make, and the ingredients won't separate during baking.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 5 pounds medium potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 pound diced fully cooked ham
  • 1 cup process cheese sauce
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. Place potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until partially cooked. Drain and cool potatoes. Peel and cut into 1/4-in. slices. Spread in greased 3-qt. baking dish.
  • 2. Preheat oven to 350°. In large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; add broth. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining ingredients. Pour over potatoes and toss gently to coat.
  • 3. Bake, uncovered, 50-60 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cup: 483 calories, 20g fat (9g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 1424mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 22g protein

Reviews for Ham and Creamy Potato Scallops

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Reviewed Jan. 20, 2016

"The whole family loved it!!"

Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"My family loved it. I used shredded cheddar cheese instead of the processed (velveeta?) cheese. My picky 12 year old girl had seconds! It's a keeper and they said, "Yes! Make this again mom!""

Reviewed Jul. 8, 2013

"Needs more seasonings."

Reviewed Jul. 8, 2013

"I was out of milk and wanted something like this. I may make it again but would add more seasonings to give it more taste."

Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"Looking fwd. to making this....soon! Thank You for sharing."

Reviewed Mar. 14, 2013

"I love one dish meals for my family..this one looks good so I'll try it for our upcoming PotLuck pre-wedding supper..."

Reviewed Jan. 28, 2013

"I have no desire to make this dish. Mayo, disgusting (and I like the point of making my own). I would assume that processed cheese sauce may be Velveeta, cheese whiz, or condensed cheddar soup. This seems more like a recipe for people who don't know how to cook and don't have a desire to develop skill. I'm sure many people like it, but it just isn't for me."

Reviewed Jan. 10, 2013

"Not made this yet...what is processed cheese sauce?"

Reviewed May. 26, 2012

"Wow this turned out SO good, I have made it several times now and everyone LOVES it."

Reviewed Dec. 30, 2010

"Wow this turned out SO good! I thought it was going to be bland when I made it but after it cooked it was seasoned perfectly, very tasty, I wouldn't change anything. I didn't pre cook the potatoes just cooked it a little longer in the oven, I will make this often."

Reviewed Nov. 8, 2010

"did not pre-cook potatoes, sliced thin and baked longer. also sauted onion and celery in butter before adding flour. excellent"

Reviewed Dec. 14, 2009

"I made this many times in the 1990s, but for some reason it fell out of circulation. I resurrected it recently and it went over like gangbusters with my family and all our newer members."

Reviewed Nov. 5, 2009

"My entire family loves this recipe. It tastes so good and is so easy to make, we will be serving it fairly often."

Reviewed Sep. 15, 2009

"Will this recipe freeze well?"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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