Cheesy Mac and Cheese

Oct 12, 2016

Two little twin boys lying in autumn leaves in colorful clothing. Happy siblings kids having fun in autumn forest or park on warm fall day. With hats and scarfs This ultimate comfort food gets even better with this creamy cheesy recipe. You want to be sure that you have a few people to share it with, because you will eat it all otherwise.

- Prep 10 min

- Cook 50 min

- Ready in one hour


- 1 box (8 oz) of your favorite pasta. (Fusilli is a great choice to make sure that the cheesy goodness really sticks to the noodles, but traditional elbow noodles work too)

- 1 container of creamy cottage cheese (500ml)

- Half a container of rich and creamy sour cream (250ml)

- 2.5 cups grated sharp cheddar

- Nonstick spray – (Butter flavour is the best)

- ¼ teaspoon of salt

- ½ tablespoon of paprika

- 2 tablespoons of green onion

- 1 egg


Pre-heat your oven to 350 degrees. Cook your pasta per the instruction – make al dente.

In a bowl – for less clean up I use the pan I plan to bake in (a 2 quart casserole dish works perfectly), spray the pan with the non-stick cooking spray, lightly beat the egg, then combine cottage cheese, sour cream, 2 cups of the grated cheddar, and salt. Fold in pasta once it’s cooked and rinsed.

Top with the paprika and bake covered for 30 mins.Add green onions and remaining half a cup of cheddar cheese to the top and bake uncovered for 15 minutes.

This is for sure going to a family favourite! Don’t forget to include CanadaStays on your guest list. Bundle up this year and try a cottage rental in Haliburton, cabin rentals in Banff, or even try renting a chalet in Collingwood while you enjoy this cheesy delight!

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