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Macaroni and Cheese Bake

Cheesy shells become even cheesier when you use Bison Cottage Cheese. This macaroni bake is a hearty winter dish the entire family will love.


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This recipe uses:


  • 1 cup Bison Cottage Cheese
  • 6 cups pasta shells, uncooked
  • 1 cup Asiago cheese, grated or shredded
  • 1/2 cup Manchego cheese, grated or shredded
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp whole-grain Dijon mustard
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parsley for garnish


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    Lightly grease a large casserole or baking dish using cooking spray or olive oil.

  • Step 3

    In a large pot of boiling water cook pasta until al dente. Drain and return to pot.

  • Step 4

    Add Bison Cottage Cheese, 1/2 cup of Asiago cheese (leave remainder for sprinkling on top at end), Manchego cheese, milk, mustard, egg, salt, and pepper to a large bowl. Stir to combine.

  • Step 5

    Add the mixture to the pot with pasta, stir to coat evenly.

  • Step 6

    Pour mixture into the greased baking dish and press evenly into the dish.

  • Step 7

    Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup Asiago cheese on top.

  • Step 8

    Bake uncovered until top begins to brown, about 25 to 35 minutes.

  • Step 9

    Let sit for 5 minutes before serving.

  • Step 10

    Garnish with parsley and serve.