Kid-Pleasing Mac & Cheese Recipe

Kid-Pleasing Mac & Cheese Recipe

Kid-Pleasing Mac & Cheese Recipe

  • Makes: 6 Servings
  • Ready In: 45 mins
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30-35 mins

Here’s a new twist on an old favorite. Dr. Greene suggests you use whole grains and organic ingredients when possible.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 396
  • Fat: 19g
  • Protein: 21g
  • Sodium: 564mg
  • Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 30mg

Ingredients:

  1. 8 ounces elbow macaroni, fusilli or other small pasta
    8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
    12 ounces cottage cheese
    8 ounces sour cream
    1/4 cup Parmesan cheese
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

    1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil, add pasta and cook until done. Drain.
    3. In a 9x13-inch baking dish, stir together the pasta, shredded cheddar cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.
    4. Bake 30 to 35 minutes.

    Tip: For a crunchy topping, mix together 1 cup dry bread crumbs and 1/4 cup butter, melted. Sprinkle over pasta mixture before baking. And you can add peas to sneak in more vegetables.

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