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Microwave Potato Ham Dinner Recipe
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Microwave Potato Ham Dinner Recipe

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I've had this recipe for 15 years. From the first time I made it, my family couldn't get enough. Now that our three daughters are grown and married, they fix it for their families, too. —Sharon Price of Caldwell, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat margarine
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked lean ham

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 251 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 1,115 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the potatoes, carrots, celery and water. Cover and microwave on high for 5-1/2 minutes, stirring once. Add green pepper and onion; cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once. Pour into a 2-qt. microwave-safe baking dish coated with cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat the margarine, covered, on high for 30-40 seconds or until melted. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk.
  3. Cook, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly, stirring after each minute. Stir in the cheese until melted. Pour over the vegetables. Stir in ham. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Microwave Potato Ham Dinner in Light & Tasty December/January 2003, p27

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 251 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 39 mg cholesterol, 1,115 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Nov. 20, 2013

I made this last night and holy cow did this excede my expectations! This is good food. I did cook this on the stove. The only other thing I did different was use a red bell pepper instead of green and added some frozen peas. Cheesy sauce. Potatoes, comfort food that won't break the calorie bank! Great recipe! Thank you, I now have something else I can make with that left over ham!

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