When potatoes are dressed like way, I just cannot resist eating them.

Ingredient Quantity
Potatoes, thinly sliced 4 cups (about 6 medium)
Onion, thinly sliced 1
Cooked ham, diced 1.5 cups
Cheddar cheese, crumbled 1 cup
Cream of mushroom soup 10 3/4 oz (1 can)
Milk 1/2 cup
Sour cream 1/2 cup
Garlic powder 1/4 tsp
Paprika 1/2 tsp
Salt To taste
Pepper To taste
Butter (for greasing) As needed
Fresh parsley, chopped For garnish


  1. Prepare Slow Cooker: Grease the interior of the slow cooker with butter.
  2. Layer Ingredients: Place half of the ham, onions, and potatoes in the slow cooker.
  3. Add Cheese: Sprinkle half of the cheese over the first layer.
  4. Repeat Layers: Repeat the layering with the remaining potatoes, onions, and ham.
  5. Mix Sauce: In a bowl, combine cream of mushroom soup, milk, sour cream, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix until smooth.
  6. Apply Sauce: Pour the creamy mixture over the layered ingredients in the slow cooker.
  7. Cook: Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours, until the potatoes are tender.
  8. Final Cheese Layer: Sprinkle the remaining cheese on top towards the end of the cooking time and allow it to melt.
  9. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with freshly chopped parsley before serving.

Tips and Variations

  • Cheese Varieties: Experiment with different cheeses like smoked gouda or sharp provolone for a new flavor profile.
  • Healthier Options: Use low-fat sour cream and a heart-healthy soup substitute.
  • Crunchy Topping: For added texture, sprinkle crispy fried onions on top during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  • Vegetarian Version: Replace ham with cream of celery soup for a meat-free option.
  • Potato Slicing: Thinly slice the potatoes to ensure they cook evenly and become tender.

This recipe format will help you stay organized and ensure that all the elements of your dish come together perfectly for a delicious and comforting meal.


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