"Keep this casserole in the oven until the cheese is nice and toasted on top-delicious!"
Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller
Save Recipe Print
Total:
1 hr 40 min
Prep:
40 min
Inactive:
10 min
Cook:
50 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Butter a shallow 3-quart baking dish. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the leeks and thyme and cook, stirring occasionally, until the leeks are softened, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with the flour; stir and cook 2 minutes. Whisk in the milk and half-and-half, bring to a simmer and cook until thickened, about 5 minutes. Season with the nutmeg, salt and pepper. Remove from the heat.

Peel and thinly slice the potatoes about 1/8 inch thick. Spread about 1 cup of the cream sauce in the bottom of the buttered baking dish. Layer with half of the potatoes, half of the cheddar and all of the ham. Spread with another cup of sauce. Layer the rest of the potatoes over the top, then add the rest of the sauce. Sprinkle with the remaining cheddar, the breadcrumbs and parmesan.

Cover the dish with foil and bake until the potatoes are just tender, 35 to 40 minutes. Uncover and bake until the top is browned and bubbly, 15 to 20 more minutes. Let sit 10 minutes before serving.

Photograph by Steve Giralt

Categories:

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Chocolate Waffle Cake 00:46

Make a fun breakfast with this chocolate and raspberry waffle cake.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Tortilla Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Individual Ham Casseroles

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Country Ham Breakfast Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Cheddar, Ham and Egg Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Breakfast Cornbread Casserole with Ham and Kale

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Round 2 Recipe - Ham Skillet Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.