6 slices ham
For the white sauce
2 ½ tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons chopped onion
2 ½ tablespoons flour
2 cups milk
¼ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons breadcrumbs or cornflakes
1 ½ tablespoons butter
-Cut cabbage into wide strips. Boil for 5 minutes in boiling water with a little salt. Drain.
-Slice ham into strips.
-Place cabbage and ham in a wide, shallow, buttered casserole dish.
-To Prepare the white sauce- Melt 2 ½ tablespoons butter in a frying pan.
-Add the chopped onion and sauté for 3 minutes. Sprinkle with flour and add milk.Cook till the sauce thickens.
-Season with ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper.
-Pour the sauce over the casserole.
-Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the sauce.
-Pour 1 ½ tablespoons melted butter over the breadcrumbs and bake in a hot oven for 15-20 minutes at 180* C.