+

Macroni and Cheese - no boiling needed

Sign up to save this recipe to your profile Sign Up Now ›
4 servings
Total: Active:
0 Ratings 

Ingredients (3)

  • 1 ounce (about a 1x1 cube) Parmesan cheese 1 slice of bread
  • ½ a medium-large onion 4 ounces extra-sharp Cheddar cheese 1 carton 1% cottage cheese 1 ½ cups buttermilk 1 teaspoon dry mustard pinch of cayenne ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • ½ pound uncooked elbow macaroni
Try Amazon Fresh

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Macroni and Cheese - no boiling needed

Inspired by the Moosewood Low-Fat cookbook, I have simplied a bit. To make it over the top, just add some bacon or salumi!

Instructions

  1. 1Preheat the oven to 375oF. Prepare a 9-inch square baking pan with a light coating of oil.
  2. 2Grate parmesan cheese in food processor with blade. Tear bread in large chunks, add to cheese and process until bread is turned into medium crumbs. Pour into small bowl and set aside.

Using shredding disk, grate the cheddar cheese and onion. Place in large bowl

  1. 1Using blade, process the cottage cheese, buttermilk, and spices until smooth. Place in bowl with onion and cheddar cheese. Add macaroni to bowl and stir. Pour into prepared baking pan. Sprinkle bread crumb mixture over top. Bake for about 45 minutes, until the toping is browned and the center is firm.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

8 Alternative Uses for Your Neglected Loaf Pan
Guides

8 Alternative Uses for Your Neglected Loaf Pan

by Camryn Rabideau | Thanks for joining us for Cookware Week! In case you missed it, we shared our favorite cookware sets...

How to Line Every Pan with Parchment Paper
CHOW Tip

How to Line Every Pan with Parchment Paper

by Jen Wheeler | Thanks for joining us for Cookware Week! In case you missed it, we shared our favorite cookware sets...

7 of the Best Ways to Store Your Pots and Pans
Shop

7 of the Best Ways to Store Your Pots and Pans

by Brittany Loggins | Thanks for joining us for Cookware Week! In case you missed it, we shared our favorite cookware sets...