Flashback Friday - Creamed Ham on Biscuits




With all the big meals and rich food that the holidays brings past us now,
it's time to dish up some comfort food again. Here is a meal I posted back in October of 2012.
This is a great way to use up the ham you might have leftover from a ham dinner or you can take a can of ham from the pantry and use it to make this delicious supper.


Ingredients for the Creamed Ham
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped red pepper
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup cubed ham
  • 2 tablespoons butter (second amount)
  • 2 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
Ingredients for the Biscuits
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
Method for the Creamed Ham:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 
  2. Place 1 tablespoon oil and butter in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Add chopped vegetables and saute' until softened.
  4. Add ham and frozen peas, stir and heat for another minute or so and set aside.
  5. In a small saucepan or microwavable bowl, melt 2 tablespoons butter.
  6. Stir in flour until combined.
  7. Add milk and continue to cook and stir until sauce is thickened.  
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Stir in ham and vegetables and place in casserole dish.
Method for the Biscuits:
  1. Place all dry ingredients into a bowl.
  2. Cut in butter to form pea sized crumbs
  3. Using a fork, stir in Buttermilk just until all is moistened.
  4. Drop by large spoonfuls over creamed ham mixture.
  5. Place casserole in 375 degree oven and bake for 10- 15 minutes or until biscuits are lightly browned.
  6. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.

2 comments:

  1. Lovely! This is perfect for the cold weather we've been having. Thank you for the biscuit recipe using whole wheat flour.

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  2. So wishing I had some left-over ham right now!!! This looks and sounds so yummy. We love this kind of "pot pie". Happy New Year to you and yours Bev!

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