Baked Mac and Cheese with Sour Cream and Cottage Cheese

Baked Mac and Cheese with Sour Cream and Cottage Cheese

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"Rich and cheesy but not too dry. My family loves this and we have it for all our big meals."

Ingredients 1 h 15 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 415 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 415 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 23.2 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 21.5 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 452 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes; drain.
  3. Reserve 1/2 cup shredded mild Cheddar cheese for later use
  4. Mix mild Cheddar cheese, sharp Cheddar cheese, sour cream, cottage cheese, and egg together in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Stir cooked macaroni into cheese mixture. Pour macaroni mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish; sprinkle with the reserved 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and bubbling, 40 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.
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Sarah Jo
10/27/2012

I added a few spices to make it a little more personal to our family (onion powder, garlic powder, little dijon mustard, little Frank's Hot Sauce, fresh ground pepper) but other than that, I kept to the recipe. I did not try this myself but I was told by my husband that the kids really liked it. They both had seconds. My husband said it was good but a little thick for him.

Melissa
3/15/2013

I loved how easy this was. My daughter and husband loved it. It turned out creamy and yummy. They don't like cottage cheese, so I substituted plain yogurt. I really liked the fact that I didn't have to use flour and butter to make a roux. Not having to do that step saved me time in the kitchen. Great recipe! I will definitely make this again!

pudge
3/26/2013

You dont actually need 2 bags of mild cheddar cheese, comes out fine! Delicious!