Two-Cheese Macaroni Casserole Recipe
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Two-Cheese Macaroni Casserole Recipe

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THIS recipe was given to me years ago by a dear friend. I have shared it with everyone since it’s a good dish to prepare on a busy day…very simple and easy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 55 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 cups (16 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch salt

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil. Remove from the heat; carefully stir in the remaining ingredients.
  2. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until bubbly and macaroni is tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Two-Cheese Macaroni Casserole in Reminisce April/May 2007, p48

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.


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Reviewed Feb. 17, 2016

"used 1 C Sour Cream instead of cottage cheese"

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Reviewed Nov. 29, 2015

"Great recipe! I borrowed from JakeFell, reducing the amount of butter and adding sour cream. I used muenster and cheddar cheese and added about a tablespoon of dried parsley. After baking for 45 minutes, I uncovered it and sprinkled crushed wheat Town House crackers and baked uncovered 20 minutes longer. Excellent!!"

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Reviewed Jun. 2, 2015

"I added a 4 oz. can of green chilies and 6 crumbled strips of bacon. Also a splash of hot sauce. It turned out amazing!"

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Reviewed Jan. 28, 2015

"I used only .6 lb sharp cheddar, cottage cheese w/chive and a few red pepper flakes-it had great flavor!"

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Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"Fast, easy and tasty. For a variation add beer in place of water. Nevertheless Mac and cheese"

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