Preparation - 10 min | Cooking - 20 min | Yields - 16 servings (1/2 cup each)
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 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Lowfat 2% Milk
1 cup water
2 cups (8 ounce package) shredded 2% cheddar cheese, divided
2 green onions, sliced
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.