A Delicious and Frugal Recipe
Looking for a simple and budget-friendly meal that your family will love? Look no further than this easy creamed ham on toast recipe. With just a few pantry ingredients and minimal effort, you can create a meal that will have everyone scraping their plates for the last delicious bite.
Although it’s called a breakfast recipe, this dish is perfect for any time of the day. Whether you serve it in the morning, for lunch, or even as a quick dinner, your family will devour every last slice. The best part? It’s incredibly easy to make, and you’ll feel satisfied knowing you’ve provided a healthy and hearty meal.
Pantry Ingredients for Convenience
Living far away from the nearest grocery store means I often rely on pantry ingredients that are already in my kitchen. This creamed ham on toast recipe is no exception. All you need is butter, flour, milk, ham, and a few seasonings to create a delicious and filling meal using what you already have.
A Filling Meal on a Budget
Not only is this recipe incredibly easy to make, but it’s also incredibly satisfying. You won’t be left hungry after enjoying a plate of creamy ham on toast. Plus, it’s a budget-friendly option that allows you to use any type of meat you have on hand. Whether it’s beef, chicken, corned beef, or even canned tuna, this recipe is versatile and delicious.
Cook Like a Pro with Roux
Mastering the art of roux can take your cooking skills to the next level. A roux, made by combining flour with melted fat like butter, is a crucial technique used by professional chefs to thicken sauces, gravies, soups, and stews. By learning this simple method, you’ll be able to create flavorful and lump-free sauces every time.
Start with a Roux
To achieve a beautifully thickened sauce or gravy without any lumps, start by combining flour and melted fat. Want to learn more about making a perfect roux? Check out this blog post for a step-by-step guide.
Customize Your Meat and Bread
While ham luncheon meat works perfectly for this recipe, feel free to experiment with different types of meat. Beef, chicken, corned beef, and even canned tuna can be diced and added to this frugal and tasty dish. Don’t forget to add the liquid from the canned tuna for an extra burst of flavor!
As for the bread, use whatever you have on hand. But if you want to elevate the dish, here are some fantastic bread options you can try:
- Artisan Bread
- Buttermilk Biscuits
- Butter Top Bread
- Cottage Bread
- Homemade Bread
- Potato Bread
- Sourdough Bread
- Texas Toast Bread
- Whole Wheat Bread
Toasted or Untoasted: Your Choice
Personal preference plays a role in how you enjoy this dish. I love the added texture and flavor that toasted bread brings to the recipe. However, my husband prefers his creamed ham on untoasted bread. The choice is yours! Either way, this dish is incredibly satisfying and incredibly easy to make.
Now let’s get to the recipe.
This easy breakfast recipe serves 8 people or 4 really hungry individuals. Adjust the quantities accordingly if you’re cooking for a larger crowd or just for two. Remember, this frugal and delicious meal can be enjoyed anytime, and your family will thank you for it.
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