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Zippy Macaroni and Cheese Recipe
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Zippy Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

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When I was asked to teach an advanced 4-H foods class, I included this recipe. The kids loved it and have been making it for their families ever since.—Glenda Schwartz, Morden, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Add cottage, mozzarella and cheddar cheeses; set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine cornstarch and milk until smooth. Stir in onion, green pepper, mustard, salt and pepper flakes. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour over macaroni mixture; gently stir to coat.
  3. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Combine cornflakes and butter; sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and the top is golden brown. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Zippy Macaroni and Cheese in Casserole Cookbook 2001, p209

Full-Bodied White Wine

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

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