A ham filling sandwiched between layers of potatoes turns this gratin into a main-dish casserole.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
45 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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White Sauce:

Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly oil 13 x 9 x 2-inch glass baking dish.

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  • Bring large pot of lightly salted water to boiling over high heat. Add potato; partially cover; cook 2 minutes. Drain and reserve.

  • Mix ham, egg, butter, salt, pepper and cloves in processor. Pulse to combine. Add chicken, milk and half-and-half. Process until smooth.

  • Arrange half the potatoes to cover bottom of prepared dish. Evenly spread ham mixture over potatoes. Arrange remaining potatoes over top.

Sauce:
  • Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour; cook, stirring, 1 minute. Whisk in 1 cup milk; cook until smooth and just beginning to thicken, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in remaining cup milk, the salt, pepper and nutmeg. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened and bubbly, 4 to 5 minutes.

  • Pour white sauce into baking dish. Sprinkle Parmesan over top.

  • Bake in 350°F oven 45 minutes, until browned. Let stand 15 minutes. Garnish with chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts

214 calories; fat 10g; cholesterol 68mg; saturated fat 5g; carbohydrates 18g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 13g; sodium 688mg.
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