Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Baked Macaroni and Cheese


Ingredients

2 Tbs butter
1 cup cottage cheese
2 cups milk
1 tsp dry mustard
Pinch cayenne
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
900g extra sharp cheddar cheese, grated
225g elbow pasta

Method

Heat oven to 190 C and grease a 22cm round baking dish with 1 teaspoon butter.

In a blender, puree cottage cheese, mustard, cayenne, salt and pepper together. Reserve 1/4 cup grated cheese for topping before combining the remainder with pureed mixture, milk and uncooked pasta.

Pour into pan, cover with foil and bake for half an hour.

Uncover pan, stir gently and sprinkle with remaining cheese and tsp butter. Bake uncovered for a further 30 minutes until browned.