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Biscuit-Topped Creamed Ham

Here's a hearty dish that'll satisfy the hungriest appetite. It's a favorite at our house.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-3/4 cups milk
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • BISCUITS:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon diced pimientos

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute green pepper and onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Whisk in soup until blended. Stir in the ham and lemon juice; heat through.
  • Pour into a greased 9-in. square baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cheese, milk and pimientos just until moistened.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead gently 4-5 times. Roll to about 1/2-in. thickness; cut out six biscuits with a 2-1/2-in. biscuit cutter. Arrange biscuits over ham mixture. Bake 18-22 minutes longer or until biscuits are golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 387 calories, 22g fat (10g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 1444mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.

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