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."


1 h 15 m servings 415 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 415 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 23.2 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.6g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 21.5 g
  • 43%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 420 mg
  • 17%

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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  1. 10 Ratings


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 kep...

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 ...

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

it was thick and creamy, very good, but I prefer a stronger flavor

Usually I make mac & cheese using a roux and then adding the cheese to that before mixing in with the macaroni. This recipe caught my eye because it is different and easier in that it isn't nec...

This was really good stuff. Very very rich, however, so don't think you'll be able to eat a ton of this at one sitting. (Which is really good because as good as it is just from the oven, it's BE...

Just kinda plain.

This dish was very easy to make and everyone seemed to enjoy it. I did add a little bit of half and half because the cheese mixture is very thick. Turned out great though.

I liked it OK, but next time I'd add all med. or sharp cheese, one more egg and a half cup of milk.