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Sunday, October 10 2010


  • 1  7.25-ounce package  macaroni and cheese dinner mix
  • 1-1/2  cups  cubed cooked ham or chopped cooked chicken
  • 1-1/2  cups  shredded cheddar cheese (6 ounces)
  • 1  cup  cream-style cottage cheese
  • 1/2  cup  sour cream
  • 1/2  cup  chopped onion
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  • 1/4  cup  soft bread crumbs
  • 1  tablespoon  snipped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes (optional)
  • 1  tablespoon  butter, melted


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Prepare macaroni and cheese mix according to package directions, except do not add salt to water. Stir in ham, 1 cup of the cheddar cheese, the cottage cheese, sour cream, onion, and pepper. Transfer mixture to an ungreased 1-1/2-quart baking dish.

2. In a small bowl, combine bread crumbs and, if desired, parsley; stir in melted butter. Sprinkle over macaroni mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup cheddar cheese.

3. Bake, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until mixture is heated through and crumbs are golden. Makes 4 servings.

nutrition facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 4 servings
  • Calories557, 
  • Total Fat (g)28, 
  • Saturated Fat (g)17,
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g)6, 
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g)1, 
  • Cholesterol (mg)111, 
  • Sodium (mg)2175, 
  • Carbohydrate (g)49, 
  • Total Sugar (g)9, 
  • Fiber (g)2, 
  • Protein (g)37, 
  • Vitamin C (DV%)3, 
  • Calcium (DV%)51, 
  • Iron (DV%)22, 
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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