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Southwestern Mac and Cheese

  • Cooking time30 min
  • Prep time20 min
  • Portions 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
Energy (kcal)0 kcal
Energy (kJ)0 kJ
Protein (g)0.0 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)0.0 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)0.0 g
Sugar (g)0.0 g
Fibre (g)0.0 g
Fat (g)0.0 g
Saturated fat (g)0.0 g
Unsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)0.0 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)0 mg
Sodium (mg)0 mg
Salt (g)0.00 g
Vitamin A (IU)0 IU
Vitamin C (mg)0.0 mg
Calcium (mg)0 mg
Iron (mg)0.00 mg
Potassium (mg)0 mg


  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.