lb. potatoes (4 large or 6 medium potatoes)
c. onion, chopped (optional)
(sauce can be doubled :) )
1.Peel and slice potatoes in thin slices and place in a bowl of water. Drain when ready to use. 2. Over low heat in a sauce pan, melt 3 tbsp. margerine. 3. In a bowl, mix flour, salt and pepper. Add to melted margerine to create a creamy paste. 4. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Let boil for one minute. Sauce should be creamy and thick when ready. 5. Arrange potatoes in a greased 9X13 baking dish. Layer in this order: potatoes, onions, ham, sauce. Repeat. 6. Cover and cook in a 325 degree oven for 40 min., then up temp. to 350 and cook for an additional 30 minutes. Check potatoes and bake for longer if necessary until they are tender.