Slow Cooker Ham and Potatoes Au Gratin

 

  • 6 yukon gold potatoes, sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 onion, sliced into rings
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • a pinch of nutmeg
  • 3 TBS. real butter
  • 3 TBS. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 ounces shredded Gruyère cheese
  • 8 ounces cooked ham, cubed
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme leaves

Spray the crockpot well with non stick cooking spray.
Layer 1/2 of the potatoes into bottom of the prepared crockpot. Top with the ham, onion slices, and half the cheese. Season layers with the salt, pepper and nutmeg. Add the remaining potatoes. Top with remaining cheese. Season again.

In a medium-size saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Mix in the flour and stir constantly with a whisk for 30 seconds. Stir in milk, cream, and thyme leaves. Cook until mixture has thickened, about two minutes. Stirring constantly (do not bring to a boil).  Pour over the potatoes, and cover.

Cook on low for 5-6 hours.

Serves 5

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