Secret Ingredients: Extra Creamy Homemade Mac & Cheese
Turn your ordinary mac & cheese into a creamy, dreamy dish!
I have a secret to share: Add Hiland Dairy Cottage Cheese and Hiland Dairy Sour Cream to your macaroni and cheese recipe (or you can try my recipe below), and you’ll have an extra creamy dish of total goodness! Protein-packed cottage cheese and tangy sour cream aren’t typically your go-to ingredients in mac & cheese, but do yourself a favor and give them a try. You’ll thank me later!
Extra Creamy Homemade Mac & Cheese
- 2 cups Hiland Dairy Cottage Cheese
- 8 ounces Hiland Dairy Sour Cream
- 1 large egg
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cups Hiland Dairy Shredded Cheddar Cheese
- 8 ounces elbow macaroni, cooked and drained
- 2 tablespoons Hiland Dairy Butter
- Paprika (optional)
Combine first six ingredients in a large bowl.
Stir in cooked macaroni. Lightly grease a 2-quart baking dish with butter.
Spoon mixture into the baking dish and sprinkle with paprika.
Bake at 350°F for 35 minutes. Serve warm.
~The Dairy Diva