Au Gratin Potatoes and Ham

  • 20 lbs red potatoes
  • 8 lbs fully cooked ham, cubed
  • 4 (10 3/4 oz.) cans condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
  • 2 quarts milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 lbs process American cheese, cubed
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika image placeholder

Cook potatoes until tender; cool. Peel, if desired, and cut into cubes.

Place about 6 cups of potatoes into each of eight greased 13x9x2-inch baking pans. Add about 3 1/2 cups of cubed ham to each pan.

In a large Dutch oven over medium heat, combine soup, milk and flour until smooth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add cheese, pepper and paprika. Reduce heat and cook until cheese is melted. Pour about 2 1/4 cups of sauce into each pan.

Cover and bake at 350° F for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 5-10 minutes longer or until bubbly.

Servings: 140 one cup servings
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member