Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Creamy Jalapeno Bacon Mac and Cheese


Creamy Jalapeno Bacon Mac and Cheese
Serves 6

12 oz. elbow noodles, cooked to al dente
1 tbsp olive oil
4 oz. reduced fat cream cheese
1 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese
1 cup skim milk
1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese
1/2 cup cooked and crumbled bacon
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. salt
1 jalapeno. diced and seeded

Cook macaroni according to package directions to al dente. Drain and set aside.

In a large saute pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add jalapeno and cook for 3 minutes, or until softened. 

Reduce heat to medium and add cream cheese and  milk, stirring until smooth. Add cheddar and parmesan cheese, garlic powder, salt, and onion powder. Stirring frequently until melted. Once melted stir in bacon.

Add cooked pasta to sauce and toss until combined. Garnish with extra jalapeno if desired. Enjoy!


  1. Mac and cheese is always a favorite and love the added heat!

  2. That looks amazing - my husband would love it! Thank you for sharing with us at the #HomeMattersParty

  3. We love our Mac N Cheese and this recipe looks fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing them with us at Full Plate Thursday and come back soon!
    Miz Helen


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