Published Apr 2nd
Prep 10m Cook 50m Additional - Ready In 60m
Servings 10 servings Calories 476.8

Rib sticking macaroni and cheese.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 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

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. 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. 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. 4 Cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 476.8
  • Carbohydrate 38.9 g
  • Cholesterol 114.8 mg
  • Fat 24.3 g
  • Fiber 2.1 g
  • Protein 25.1 g
  • Saturated Fat 14.3 g
  • Sodium 489.8 mg
  • Sugar 1.2 g


  1. It pretty much doesn't get any better than this mac and cheese. Once I was given this recipe by a friend I've never gone back to any other way of making it. My family LOVES it it's the perfect comfort food! We like to eat it with Sloppy Joes. Only thing I do different is - Read more ...
  2. This is very close to a favorite recipe from a diner in Western North Carolina. I did not find it dry at all. I used large curd cottage cheese so maybe smaller curds make a drier dish. I thought it was delicious and I'll be making it again soon!
  3. I took everyone's advice and added more shredded cheese than the recipe called for. It definitely helped but would have been even better with less cottage cheese maybe just 16oz. The taste and consistency are better the second day. Overall a good recipe.
  4. I grew up in the South and this is not the mac&cheese I remember. I thought this was pretty bland and it didn't look appetizing at all. We ate it because that is what I had made for dinner but the remainder got tossed.
  5. I am a mother of 6 children and often have 7 little ones at the table not to mention a hungry father. This is an ideal dish. It mixes ease nutrition and child appeal all in one package. It can be served as a main dish or a side dish. I also took it as - Read more ...
  6. Not very good. The cheese curdled and it was too bland. Sorry:(

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