Thursday, June 12, 2008

Ham And Cheese Casserole

Ham And Cheese Casserole
serves 8

100g/4oz plain flour
75g/3oz butter
600ml/1pt milk
300g/11oz ham, chopped
600g/1lb 5oz potatoes, thinly sliced
250g/9oz Cheddar cheese, grated
1 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper

• Preheat the oven to 180°C/ 350°F/Gas mark 4.
• Season the flour with salt andpepper. Melt the butter in a saucepan, then add the flour mixture. Cook over a medium heat for 1 minute, stirring constantly.Remove from the heat and stir in the milk. Return to the heat and cook until thick.
• In a very large bowl, mix the remaining ingredients with the sauce. Bake in a casserole dish for 11/2 hours, keeping the casserole covered for the first 30 minutes of cooking. Allow to cool for 15 minutes before serving.

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