Southern Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

  • 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 3 (8 ounce) containers cottage cheese
  • 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. In a large bowl combine cooked pasta, cottage cheese, sour cream, eggs, Cheddar cheese and cayenne pepper. Mix well and transfer to prepared dish. Sprinkle with paprika.
  4. Cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake 40 minutes.