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Southwestern Mac and Cheese

  • Cooking time30 minutes
  • Prep time20 minutes
  • Recipe serves 4
recipe image Southwestern Mac and Cheese


  • 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
Calories from Fat260.00
Total Fat29.00 g
Saturated Fat14.000 g
Trans Fat0.000 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3.000 g
Monounsaturated Fat3.000 g
Cholesterol75 mg
Sodium840 mg
Total Carbs56.00 g
Dietary Fiber2.0 g
Sugars7.00 g
Protein29.00 g
Calcium50 %
Iron15.00 %
Potassium380.000 mg
Omega-30.30 g
Omega-62.53 g
Vitamin C35.0 %
Vitamin A35.0 %


  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.