Recipe courtesy Erik Nelson, chef and owner at Ruth's Diner in Salt Lake City, UT
Recipe courtesy of Ruth's Diner
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
40 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

For the topping:

Directions

Cook macaroni, drain do not rinse. 

In a large saute pan, saute the onions in butter. Add the flour to make a roux and cook for 1 minute. Add the milk, bay leaves, paprika, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer, stirring often. Mix the 2 cheeses together in a small bowl. Once the mixture is at a simmer, add 3 cups of cheese mixture and the cottage cheese. Stir well, remove from heat, and remove bay leaves from mixture. Add macaroni noodles to milk mixture, mix well. 

Pour 1/2 of macaroni mixture into a 2-quart baking dish, cover with 1/2 of the remaining grated cheese, add remaining macaroni mixture and cover with the remaining grated cheese mixture. 

In small bowl mix together the topping ingredients and top the macaroni. Place into the oven and bake until golden brown, about 45 minutes.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Mac Daddy Mac n' Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Lee Pinto

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Mac and Cheddar Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Macaroni and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Lobster Mac and Cheese

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Broccoli Cheese Baked Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Plaster Chocolate Cake 05:58

This cake is so rich and creamy that Raiza Costa wants to plaster the world with it.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Get Cooking