Country ham au gratin bake
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Country ham au gratin bake

Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 People
Calories 245kcal
Author Cjsketokitchen.com

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Ham Cubed, No sugar added
  • 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese Shredded Sharp
  • 4 Tbsp Butter Cubed and Divided
  • 1/4 Cup Onion We recommend Green. Onions. Finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp Thyme Fresh if possible and Minced
  • 8 Oz Cream Cheese Softened *We use Philadelphia Brand because its low in carbs
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp All Purpose Seasoning We used Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute
  • 4 Cups Turnips Sliced thinly about 4 to 6 small/medium turnips)
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Sauté ham in 2 TB of the butter....add chopped onion of choice and fresh thyme( dried may be used, but fresh is recommended) Sauté until onion is translucent. 
  • In a separate saucepan warm softened cream cheese and heavy cream, stirring often until well combined and creamy. Add 1 cup of the cheese, whisking to combine and smooth. 
  • In a 9x13 inch greased baking dish layer half your prepared turnips, sprinkle with half the ham/onion herb mixture....spread one half of your cheese sauce evenly over the top. Dot with one TB of the remaining butter. 
  • Repeat for second layer, ending with dotted butter on top. 
  • Cover with foil. Bake 30 minutes.
  • Remove foil and bake and continue baking for 45 minutes.
  • Turn off heat...add remaining cheese and place back in warm oven to melt.
  • Let rest 15 before serving.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

3 Net Carbs per serving
 
**All nutrition information is approximate. Please read and use your own labels for more precise information.  We spend a lot of time trying to calculate accurate nutritional information however it is not an exact science.**

Nutrition

Serving: 207g | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 711mg | Potassium: 202mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 10.3mg | Calcium: 172mg | Iron: 0.6mg