1/2 cup butter or margarine, divided
2 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 cups milk
1 cup (4 oz) shredded American cheese
1 cup cubed fully cooked ham
1/4 cup sliced green onions
12 eggs, beaten
1 can (4 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
1 1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
Additional sliced green onions, optional
In a medium saucepan, melt 2 Tablespoons butter. Add flour, salt
cook and stir until mixture begins to bubble. Gradually stir in
milk; cook until thickened and bubbly, stirring constantly.
Remove from the heat. Add cheese; mix well and set aside. In a large
skillet, sauté ham and onions in 3 Tablespoon butter
until onions are tender. Add eggs; cook and stir until they begin to set.
Add the mushrooms and cheese sauce; mix well. Pour in
a 7 x 11 1/2 in. dish. Melt remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs.
Sprinkle over top of casserole. Cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours
Bake, uncovered, at 350º for 25-30 minutes or until top is golden
brown. Sprinkle with onions if desired.
Yield: 6-8 servings.