Three-Cheese Spirals Recipe

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Three-Cheese Spirals Recipe
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Three-Cheese Spirals Recipe

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Sour cream and three kinds of cheese create the creamy coating for this tasty "twist" on macaroni and cheese. It calls for only six ingredients and can be served as an entree or a side dish. —Deb Collette Holland, Ohio
Recommended: Ham and Cheese Recipes
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) spiral pasta
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 pound process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a blender, combine the egg, sour cream and cottage cheese; cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl; add American and cheddar cheeses. Drain pasta; stir into cheese mixture until evenly coated.
Transfer to a greased shallow 3-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes; stir. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until bubbly and edges begin to brown. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Three-Cheese Spirals in Quick Cooking March/April 2003, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 658 calories, 34g fat (22g saturated fat), 145mg cholesterol, 1141mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein.

  • 1 package (16 ounces) spiral pasta
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) sour cream
  • 1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) 4% cottage cheese
  • 1 pound process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a blender, combine the egg, sour cream and cottage cheese; cover and process until smooth. Transfer to a large bowl; add American and cheddar cheeses. Drain pasta; stir into cheese mixture until evenly coated.
  2. Transfer to a greased shallow 3-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15 minutes; stir. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until bubbly and edges begin to brown. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Three-Cheese Spirals in Quick Cooking March/April 2003, p29

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akenn5_2008 User ID: 3380334 225630
Reviewed Apr. 29, 2015

"This is a great recipe and super easy. It comes out creamy and gooey every time, plus it serves a crowd"

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Heavens_IL User ID: 58504 121732
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2011

"I made this tonight and it's delicious! I used Chipotle flavor sour cream and that gave it a nice kick. I'm sure it's great with regular sour cream too. It makes a lot so I'm giving some to my daughter and her family."

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cntbailey User ID: 1507453 88128
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2009

"My kids and I hated this recipe. The texture was off not creamy. I think it had a lot to do with the shredded cheddar cheese."

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