Three Cheese Noodle Bake

Three Cheese Noodle Bake


"After searching for years, I have found the ultimate mac-and-cheese recipe. Use low fat or fat free ingredients if desired. Tastes great either way. For variation, omit Worcestershire sauce, and add 1 tablespoon yellow or brown mustard."


servings 360 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 360 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 26.3 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 18.9 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 114 mg
  • 38%
  • Sodium:
  • 600 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook noodles al dente. Drain and rinse. Set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together cottage cheese, sour cream, parmesan, 1 egg, 1 cup cheddar cheese, Worcestershire sauce, milk, butter or margarine, and salt and pepper. Stir in cooked noodles. Spread into a 9 inch square baking dish, top with remaining shredded cheese.
  3. Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for one hour, or until set.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 78 Ratings


Oh my god, this was delicious! I left out the Worcestershire sauce though, and added colby jack to the list of cheeses. :) I put one cup of colby jack and one cup of cheddar. I loved this so muc...

I switched the cottage cheese for Lite Ricotta because I dislike the curd texture. Yummy.

This dish has really good cheesy flavor but I would definetly suggest covering it with foil. The noodles were really dried out and crunchy which made my family and I not finish our plate.

Have made it twice. I will add it to my "recipes to repeat" binder. I always add a little more cheese than recipes call for but then, I'm a cheese freak. We used no yolk egg noodles and it work...

I love this recipe. I do modify it a bit, however. It is really good with small/medium shell noodles. I like to use a mixture of mild and sharp cheddar cheese. I also like to sprinkle the top wi...

this is an easy basic mac n cheese recipe that tastes great!!! plus in the world of mac n cheese this one is actaully pretty healthy since you can use fat free products....i have been making thi...

While browsing Mac-N-Cheese recipes, found's almost exactly what my grandfather used to make me years ago. Very different from regular Mac-N-Cheese. If you like cottage cheese,you'll l...

I didn't have any cottage cheese on hand, but I wanted to make this anyway and used cream cheese instead. Yummy!

Really liked this, made it to pack in my lunch for the week or to grab a quick somethin' somethin' in the evenings. I did substitute ricotta cheese for the cottage cheese but everything else wa...