Macaroni and Cottage Cheese Casserole Recipe

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  • 55 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: 6 Servings
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The addition of cottage cheese and sour cream turns the ordinary macaroni and cheese into a deliciously creamy casserole. To counter the mild cottage cheese, a sharp cheddar is also used in this great macaroni and cheese recipe.

Makes 6 Generous Portions

What You'll Need

  • 8 ounces dry elbow macaroni
  • 1 1/2 cup small curd cottage cheese
  • 8 ounces shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup
  • sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • 2/3 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoon melted butter

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Bring a pot of well-salted water to a boil and cook the pasta one minute less that the directions call for. Drain very well and add to a 9 x 12-inch baking dish
     
  2. Stir in the cottage cheese, cheddar cheese, sour cream, milk, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. In a small bowl, stir the bread crumbs and melted butter together. Sprinkle evenly over the top, and bake for 35 minutes, or until top is golden brown and bubbling.