Southern Macaroni and Cheese


Rib sticking macaroni and cheese.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
10 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked elbow macaroni

  • 3 (8 ounce) containers cottage cheese

  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream

  • 3 eggs

  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1 teaspoon paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  3. In a large bowl combine cooked pasta, cottage cheese, sour cream, eggs, Cheddar cheese and cayenne pepper. Mix well and transfer to prepared dish. Sprinkle with paprika.

  4. Cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

477 Calories
24g Fat
39g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 477
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 115mg 38%
Sodium 490mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 308mg 24%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 225mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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