~ Grams Macaroni & Cream ~

Cassie *


My Gram used to serve this as a side dish...I made it more of a full meal with the addition of chicken. For some reason, she would always serve this with braised steak. It's similar to a macaroni and cheese, with a nice tang, from the cheddar and sour cream.. My kids love it!



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6 - 8
10 Min
30 Min


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  • 2 c
    macaroni, cooked according to box instructions
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 - 2 c
    sharp, cheddar cheese - shredded
  • 1 tsp
    each - salt & pepper or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    both - dry minced onion & dried parsley
  • 1 1/2 c
    cooked chicken, cubed - optional
  • 2 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • paprika
    for garnish

How to Make ~ Grams Macaroni & Cream ~


  1. Cook macaroni and drain.
  2. Add macaroni to a large bowl and stir in cheese, salt and pepper, chicken if adding.
  3. Stir in sour cream, onion and parsley.

    Grease an 11 x 7 baking dish and spread mixture evenly into dish.
  4. Sprinkle with paprika and bake in a 350 degree oven for 30 - 35 minutes.
  5. Serve as a side to meat entree or as I did, with adding chicken.

    Note: for reheating, I add a little milk, as with any pasta, it will absorb the liquids. I've also added a little extra sour cream.

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About ~ Grams Macaroni & Cream ~

Course/Dish: Pasta, Pasta Sides, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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