Creole Mac & Cheese

Leah Stacey


I love mac and cheese! This is my most favorite recipe. I love the spice in this dish. It's sooo easy to make too!

★★★★★ 24 votes
40 Min

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Way to spice up a traditional favorite! This recipe is so smooth and creamy, and I love how well the cottage cheese blends right in to give it an even lovelier texture. (So don't shy away from trying it!) We went light on the spices, but season as you see fit! This is A+ mac & cheese.


1 1/2 c
elbow macaroni
2 c
cottage cheese, lowfat
8 oz
sour cream, lite
egg, beaten
dash of pepper
3 c
grated sharp cheddar (divided)
1 1/2 Tbsp
tony chachere's creole seasoning (divided)


1Cook Macaroni noodles according to package directions. Drain rinse and set aside.
2Combine next six ingredients. Except divide 1 cup of the cheddar cheese and set aside. Combine the other 2 cups with the mixture. Also set aside about 1/2 a TBL Spoon of the 1 1/2 TBL spoon of creole seasoning to sprinkle on top.
3Add macaroni to cheese mixture and stir well. Spoon into lightly greased 9x13 casserole dish. Sprinkle with remaining Cheese and creole seasoning.
4If you don't like creole seasoning you can always add paprika instead. Just adjust the amount to taste.
5Bake uncovered at 350 for 35 to 45 minutes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Quick & Easy