Southwestern Mac and Cheese

Southwestern Mac and Cheese

  • Recipe Serves: 4
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Cook Time 30 min

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup Country Crock® Spread
  • 4 tsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped jarred roasted red pepper
  • 1 can (4.5 oz.) chopped green chilies
  • 3 slices bacon, crisp cooked and crumbled
  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked and drained

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Whisk milk, Country Crock® Spread and flour in large saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking frequently. Reduce heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients except macaroni. Cook, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted. Stir in macaroni, then turn into 8-inch baking dish. Bake until heated through, about 15 minutes.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Portion 1 serving
Portion 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Amount Per Serving
Nutrient Type Value
Calories 600
Calories from Fat 260
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 14 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 75 mg
Sodium 840 mg
Total Carbs 56 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Sugars 7 g
Protein 29 g
Vitamin A 35 %
Vitamin C 35 %
Calcium 50 %
Iron 15 %
Potassium 380 mg
Omega-3 0.3 g
Omega-6 2.53 g
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