Awesome Mac N Cheese (Gluten Free or Regular)

This Mac N cheese is FABULOUS.  It is not your classic mac and cheese exactly, but you really should try it.  I found the original recipe on allrecipes.com and altered it a bit. I first made it gluten free using Tinkyada Pasta Joy brown rice macaroni noodles and homemade GF breadcrumbs by crumbling up some of my GF biscuits and letting them dry out a bit. My whole family ate it and didn’t know it was GF. That’s always a great accomplishment in my opinion.

Of course, just use regular pasta and breadcrumbs  if you don’t need GF for your family.

Also, if you don’t like a crunchy breadcrumb topping on yours, just add 1/2 cup of shredded sharp cheddar cheese to the top instead. You won’t be disappointed.

Ingredients

1 (8 ounce) package elbow macaroni

1 (8 ounce) package shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

1 (12 ounce) container small curd cottage cheese (i used 2%)

1/2 cup milk

1 (8 ounce) container sour cream (i used light)

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

salt and pepper to taste

1 cup dry bread crumbs

1/4 cup butter, melted

Cook the pasta according to the package instructions, making sure not to overcook. Drain.

In 9×13 inch baking dish, stir together macaroni, shredded Cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream, milk, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. In a small bowl, mix together bread crumbs and melted butter. Sprinkle topping over macaroni mixture.
Bake at 350 for about 30 minutes until breadcrumbs are golden brown.  Serve and enjoy!

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One response to “Awesome Mac N Cheese (Gluten Free or Regular)

  1. I made this for a gluten free luncheon and everyone loved it. Cannot even tell it is gluten free!

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