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Baked Mac and Cheese with Sour Cream and Cottage Cheese

Rated as 4.64 out of 5 Stars
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"Rich and cheesy but not too dry. My family loves this and we have it for all our big meals."
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Ingredients

1 h 15 m servings 415
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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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.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 415 calories; 23.2 29.6 21.5 81 420 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

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...

Most helpful critical review

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

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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!

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...

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

12/29/2015, This recipe is a good starting point. One of the problems is that the dish ends up being a little dry and bland with taste. I added over 1 1/2 cups of milk to this recipe, chopped ...

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.