Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Cooking time
40 min
Preparation time
30 min
Ingredients
  • 1 package (375 g) whole wheat macaroni, cooked
  • cooking spray
  • 2 cups Mild Cheddar cheese, grated, divided
  • 1 cup Sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
  • ½ cup Island Farms by Natrel sour cream
  • ½ cup Island Farms by Natrel cottage cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. dry mustard
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • ½ cup Panko bread crumbs
Preparation
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Reserve ½ cup shredded mild Cheddar cheese for later use.
  4. Mix cheeses, sour cream, cottage cheese and egg together in a bowl; season with garlic powder, dry mustard, salt and pepper.
  5. Stir cooked macaroni into cheese mixture.
  6. Pour macaroni mixture evenly into the prepared baking dish and sprinkle with the reserved ½ cup Cheddar cheese, then Panko bread crumbs.
  7. Cover and bake for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake another 20 minutes until cheese is bubbling.
  8. Let cool for 10 minutes before serving.