Roasted Potato and Ham Casserole

I discovered some leftover ham in the freezer and decided to make  scalloped potatoes with ham. However, after I had chopped the onions and started to make the white sauce I realized that I only had vanilla flavored rice milk, not plain. I didn’t have time to make more rice milk, so I decided to add the ham to Roasted Potatoes. Then I realized that my recipe for roasted potatoes didn’t use a cup of diced onions. I could have frozen the diced onions for another day, but I decided to wing it instead. And that is how new recipes are born!

My family really enjoyed the improvised recipe, although my daughter did note that removing the dairy and adding green beans is not considered a “fair trade”.

Roasted Potato and Ham Casserole
Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 8
  • 1½ - 2 pounds of potatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 1 pound frozen green beans
  • 2 cups diced ham
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 6 - 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt (how to make seasoned salt)
  • ½ teaspoon celery seed
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  1. Place potatoes, green beans, ham, onions, and garlic in a 13 x 9 baking pan. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with spices; toss to coat.
  2. Cook at 425 degrees for 25 - 30 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.

Do you “wing it” or do you prefer to follow recipes?

This recipe is being shared at Gluten-Free Wednesday, Hearth and Soul HopMade From Scratch, and  Full Plate Thursday.

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About Alea Milham

Alea Milham is the owner and editor of Premeditated Leftovers. She shares her tips for saving money and time while reducing waste in her home. Her favorite hobby, gardening, is a frugal source of organic produce for her recipes. She believes it is possible to live fully and eat well while spending less.


  1. This sounds like it turned out pretty tasty ☺ In answer to your question…sometimes I follow the recipe, but most times I ‘wing’ it LOL. Sure hope you’ll be over to share this creative recipe on our recipe carnival ☺

  2. Delicious . roasted potato and beans and ham makes winning combo.

  3. I’m a winger. I almost always use a recipe as a spring board to cook something to meet our needs and tastes. For instants this recipe sounds like it would work beautifully in the slow cooker. Way to hot to turn on the oven, while white potatoes look good, we prefer sweet potatoes and I’m betting that would be yummy! Change the seasoning a little to better fit the sweet potatoes and thanks to you I think I have a winner for dinner tomorrow night. Need to pick up a few things first.

  4. This is a wonderful Roasted Potato and Ham Casserole, we would just love this combination.
    Hope you are having a great week end and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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