Chuck's Favorite Mac and Cheese

Chuck's Favorite Mac and Cheese

Pasta and Noodles Pasta by Shape

Easily doubled for a potluck, cottage cheese and sour cream are the unique elements to this macaroni and cheese recipe.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 591
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 55m


  • 1 (8 ounce) package elbow macaroni
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (12 ounce) container small curd cottage cheese
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted


  • 1   Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil, add pasta, and cook until done; drain.
  • 2   In 9x13 inch baking dish, stir together macaroni, shredded Cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. In a small bowl, mix together bread crumbs and melted butter. Sprinkle topping over macaroni mixture.
  • 3   Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until top is golden.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 33.3g 51%
    Saturated Fat 20.0g  
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 720mg 29%
Potassium 222mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 45.5g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 10%
Protein 26.8g 54%
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 963IU  
Vitamin C 0mg  
Calcium 426mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 8mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 43mg  
Folate 106mcg