Mom’s Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours


9 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
Mom's friend gave her this recipe for Crock-Pot scalloped potatoes and ham years ago, and she shared it with me. When we have leftover ham to use up, it's the most-requested recipe at my house. —Kelly Graham, St. Thomas, Ontario
Mom's Scalloped Potatoes and Ham Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 10 medium potatoes (about 3 pounds), peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 2 large onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a greased 6-qt. slow cooker, layer half of the potatoes, ham, onions and cheese. Repeat layers. Pour soup over top. Sprinkle with paprika and pepper.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until potatoes are tender.

Crock-Pot Scalloped Potatoes and Ham

How can I reduce the sodium in this dish?

To reduce the sodium in this slow-cooker recipe, we recommend using a reduced-sodium can of soup. Or you could decrease the amount of ham used.

How can I make this dish creamier?

You can make this dish creamier by adding a tablespoon or two of milk into your slow-cooker.

Can I use a different type of canned soup for these scalloped potatoes?

Feel free to experiment with different types of canned soups! We recommend trying can of cream of chicken, cream of celery or even cream of onion soup. You can also try adding a cheese soup. Have extra cream of chicken soup on hand? Use it up in one of these delicious ways to use up cream of chicken soup.

Can I add vegetables to this scalloped potatoes and ham recipe?

You really can't go wrong by adding in more veggies of your choice. Try adding a handful of frozen peas and carrots or mix some of last night's corn kernels into the slow cooker. Or try a small can of drained mushrooms or a drained jar of chopped pimentos. (Psst! Can't get enough potatoes? Check out these spud-loving greats.)

Research contributed by Mark Hagen, Taste of Home Executive Editor

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 344 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 995mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 17g protein.