Baked macaroni and cheese is the ultimate comfort food; it brings back tender, happy memories of childhood. Cozy and comforting, this creamy macaroni and cheese is made with sour cream, cottage cheese, sharp cheddar, and mozzarella and will quickly become a family favorite.
You can keep it simple with this tasty dish and still have a fantastic bowl of macaroni and cheese on your hands, or you can dress the dish up with some additional ingredients. Here are some tasty ideas to get you started:
We blended cheddar and mozzarella in our savory dish. Adding more cheese or different types of cheese is always an option, though. Try:
Many ingredients in this recipe are not suitable for all diets. However, there are substitutions available for those looking to prepare this easy, delicious dish.
If you're avoiding dairy, it may seem like every ingredient in this recipe is off-limits, but fortunately there are many dairy-free alternatives out there. Instead of regular sour cream, use a dairy-free version such as So Delicious sour cream; also check out the brand's dairy-free shredded cheese options. Use Lactaid cottage cheese in place of regular cottage cheese, or make your own cottage cheese using silken tofu. Swap the butter for a dairy-free alternative such as Earth Balance.
If you're looking to prepare a dish that is guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser, try making this baked mac and cheese.