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Sweet Onion, Ham and Cheddar Scalloped Potatoes
  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. In a large heavy skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add onions and cook, stirring, until onions are translucent. Add 1 teaspoon of the salt and ½ teaspoon of the pepper. Do not brown.
  3. Add the ham, 2 ½ cups of the heavy cream and potato slices, stirring occasionally to avoid browning and let potatoes cook evenly.
  4. Add enough of the remaining heavy cream to cover the potatoes. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are al dente or cooked halfway through, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Season with remaining salt and white pepper to taste.
  6. Transfer mixture to large casserole or baking dish, filling no more than 2 inches deep. Cover with sliced cheese and bake until cheese if lightly browned and potatoes are fork-tender, about 20 minutes
  7. Remove from oven and let stand for 5 to 8 minutes before serving.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Analysis per serving:  825 calories, 29 g protein, 59 g fat (65% calories from fat), 47 g carbohydrate, 233 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 1754 mg sodium

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