Magnificent Macaroni and Canadian Cheese

Magnificent Macaroni and Canadian Cheese Author: Canadian Living Credits: Magnificent Macaroni and Canadian Cheese

There are many variations of this comfort food classic. This one uses a simple cottage cheese, sour cream and Canadian Cheddar sauce for a creamy casserole sure to please. Because no cooked cheese sauce is required, the dish comes together quickly.

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dry macaroni pasta
  • 2 cups Canadian cottage cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded old Canadian Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Canadian Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper

Method

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until tender but firm, about 8 minutes. Drain.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir together cottage cheese, sour cream, Cheddar cheese, Parmesan cheese, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in pasta to coat.

Transfer to greased medium-size (about 8 cup/2 L) casserole. Bake in 350?F (180?C) oven until bubbly with light golden bits on top, about 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 690 mg
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 22 g
  • Calories 351.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Potassium 177 mg
  • Cholesterol 45 mg
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Total carbohydrate 31 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 39.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 26.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 12.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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