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Scrumptious Cheddar Bacon Scalloped Potatoes

Scrumptious Cheddar Bacon Scalloped PotatoesTraditional scalloped potatoes are made extra tasty in this potato recipe with a velvety cheese sauce made from low-fat evaporated milk, low-fat cheese and turkey bacon. These potatoes are so rich-tasting and creamy, you will never miss the fat!

Recipe Ingredients:

6 slices turkey bacon, cooked and chopped - divided use
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 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk
1 cup water
2 cups (8 ounce package) shredded 2% cheddar cheese - divided use
2 green onions, sliced

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. Meanwhile, melt 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.
  3. 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.

Makes 16 servings (1/2 cup each).

Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories (1/16 of recipe): 140 Calories from Fat: 70 Total Fat: 8 g Saturated Fat: 4.5 g Cholesterol: 25 mg Sodium: 260 mg Carbohydrates: 13 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 3 g Protein: 7 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.