Amish Ham and Cheese Casserole


1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk
1 pound pasteurized prepared cheese, cut into cubes (like Velveeta)
1 (16-ounce) package frozen green beans, thawed
2 (15-ounce) cans whole potatoes, drained and quartered
4 cups diced cooked ham
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper


1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Coat a 9 X 13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.

2.In a soup pot over medium heat, melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Add milk and cheese, and stir until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients; pour into casserole dish.

3.Bake 50 to 55 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.