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Scrumptious Cheddar Bacon Scalloped Potatoes

Scrumptious Cheddar Bacon Scalloped Potatoes
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    16
    servings (1/2 cup each)

Ingredients

  • 6 slices turkey bacon, cooked and chopped, divided
  • 2 to 2 1/2 pounds (about 6 medium) potatoes, unpeeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups (8-oz. pkg.) shredded 2% cheddar cheese, divided
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Instructions

PLACE potatoes in large saucepan. Cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until just fork tender; drain.

MEANWHILE, HEAT butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Gradually stir in evaporated milk, water and 1/3 cup bacon. Cook for about 8 to 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in 1 1/2 cups cheese and green onion.

LAYER half of potatoes in ungreased 3-quart microwave-safe dish. Pour half of sauce over potatoes. Top with remaining potatoes and sauce. Top with remaining cheese and bacon. Microwave uncovered on HIGH (100%) power for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 8g 12%
  • Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
  • Cholesterol 25mg 8%
  • Sodium 260mg 11%
  • Carbohydrates 13g 4%
  • Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 15%
  • Iron 4%
  • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 7g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.