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Baked Macaroni and Cheese

No recipe image available.The addition of cottage cheese makes this baked macaroni and cheese casserole the creamiest ever!

Recipe Ingredients:

16 ounces uncooked large elbow macaroni
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
3 cups (12 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese - divided use
1 (12-ounce) container small-curd cottage cheese
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1 teaspoon Greek seasoning

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a Dutch oven over low heat; whisk in flour until smooth. Cook 1 minute, whisking constantly. Gradually whisk in milk; cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir in 2 cups cheddar cheese and next 3 ingredients. Stir in pasta.
  3. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Top with remaining 1 cup cheddar cheese.
  4. Combine bread crumbs and Greek seasoning; sprinkle over cheese.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 25 minutes.

Makes 8 servings.