Nacho-Style Macaroni & Cheese

Nacho-Style Macaroni & Cheese

  • Recipe Serves: 8
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Cook Time 30 min

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Monterey Jack cheese, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, undrained
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 large jalapeno pepper, seeded and sliced

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Melt Spread in 3-quart saucepan over low heat. Stir in flour and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Gradually add milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat, then stir in 3/4 cup each Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese, salt and pepper until cheese is melted.
  4. Combine macaroni, chiles and tomatoes in 3-quart baking dish; stir in cheese sauce. Sprinkle with remaining cheeses, then top with jalapeno pepper.
  5. Bake until heated through and cheese is melted, about 20 minutes.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 serving Servings Per Conatiner Value Amount Per Serving Nutrient Type
Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 470
Calories from Fat 170
Total Fat 19 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 780 mg
Total Carbs 52 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 22 g
Vitamin A 20 %
Vitamin C 20 %
Calcium 54 %
Iron 15 %
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