Creamy Ham and Rice

By Lets Start Cooking

This skillet recipe makes use of any leftover ham. Combine it with green pepper and rice to make an easy hearty dish. Top it with Parmesan cheese for a little tart kick.


  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts,  drained
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 (2 ounce) jar diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2  teaspoon salt


In a large skillet, saute green pepper in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add the  milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low; stir in  mayonnaise until blended. Stir in remaining ingredients; heat through.

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