Tuesday, April 10, 2018

​​​​Creamed Ham and Mushrooms on Toast

Can you believe that I am still eating ham? Wow! I had no idea how long that ham would last. At one point I considered burying it out in the backyard, but that would have gone against my grain, so I used up every last bit. This morning I decided to make a ham version of cream chipped beef on toast. As it turned out, it was excellent! So, here is the recipe for those of you whose hams are bigger than their stomachs.
​​​​Creamed Ham and Mushrooms on Toast

2 tablespoons butter, divided
4 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1 cup slivered ham
1 ½ tablespoons flour
1 ½ cups whole milk
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon curry powder, or to taste
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley​
4 pieces toast

In a 9 - 10 inch sauté pan, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium high heat. Sauté mushrooms for 3 to 5 minutes, then add ham and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes, adding more butter if necessary. Move ham and mushrooms to one side of the pan, add remaining 1 tablespoon of butter and flour, stirring to combine. Cook and stir 1 to 2 additional minutes. Add milk in a slow stream and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Stir in sour cream, pepper, curry powder, mustard, ​and parsley. Continue to cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until heated through, about two minutes. Ladle mixture over toast. This serves two hearty appetites, or four smaller ones.

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Rustown Mom said...

This looks like a grown-up version of SOS! This has me wishing we had bought a ham for Easter, darn it. Maybe I should get one just for meals like this!

Marcelle said...

This is serious comfort food, Pattie! I'm drooling over here, looks amazing. Great recipe to use up left over ham! Thank you for the follow, now I'm your newest follower on Blogger too :)

Linda said...

Oh boy does that look good! Lol on burying your ham. :) I am enjoying your ham recipes. My husband loves chipped beef and gravy - I am going to use ham next time and try your recipe in place of the boring (IMO) white sauce I usually make.

Zaa said...

OMG ..You making me so hungry ... This one is definitely a winner at our house.. We always have extra ham and I just never thought about cooking it with a mushroom sauce. My hubby is going to love this one.... m-m-m- GOOD... Have a wonderful day...HUGS

Miz Helen said...

A very comforting dish, it looks so good! Hope you are having a great weekend and thanks so much for sharing your with us at Full Plate Thursday!
Miz Helen