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Creamed Ham on Corn Bread Recipe

Denise Hershman of Cromwell, Indiana tops pieces of corn bread with a cheesy sauce chock-full of ham to make a satisfying and economical supper. "At only 45 cents a serving, this is one budget meal our family loves," she writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) corn bread/muffin mix
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the corn bread mix, egg and milk until blended. Spread into a greased 8-in. square baking pan. Bake at 400° for 18-20 minutes.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, melt butter; stir in the flour, mustard and salt until smooth. Add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheese until melted. Add ham and heat through. Cut corn bread into squares; top with creamed ham. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 371 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 98mg cholesterol, 1049mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 16g protein.

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brandynicholesmith User ID: 8214176 221168
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2015

"All I can say is... YUCK."

aprilm.cook User ID: 3744169 33824
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2011

"The gravy tasted fine, I even added cooked broccoli, but mixing with cornbread is where I believe there were too many conflicting tastes. I would try it with rice or pasta instead."

jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 26197
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2011

"While the creamed ham was delicious, I just didn't like it on the cornbread. Maybe biscuits would be better, but then it would be really high calorie."

azneongirl User ID: 1085196 34859
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

"My guys definitely want this again! I didn't have a cornbread mix around, so I just made a normal pan from scratch."

CKGrrl17 User ID: 1027079 29710
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2008

"I've made this store-bought cubed ham and it was good but the best way is to use left-over glazed ham. It takes a little more work that way, cutting up the ham, but it's well worth it and now every time we have ham my family all says "Save some ham for Creamed Ham on Corn bread!""

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