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Mac and Cheese with bowtie pasta
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Cheesiest Bowtie Mac and Cheese Recipe

A delicious bowtie pasta mac and cheese recipe that will pair easily with your favorite main dishes.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 358kcal


  • 1 package of Bowtie pasta cook as directed
  • 1 cup Extra Sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Extra Sharp White Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter room temperature
  • Fresh Parsley for garnish


  • Step 1: Heat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit, and then cook your pasta as directed. Drain.
  • Step 2: Shred the cheese. Add cooked noodles, cheese, sour cream, salt and pepper, and butter to a medium mixing bowl and stir until combined.
  • Step 3: Add to a 9 x 13 prepared casserole dish, top with extra cheese if desired, and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Step 4: Remove from oven and serve hot.


  1. Top with fresh parsley for garnish. 
  2. Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days in the refrigerator. 


Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 21g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 945mg | Potassium: 76mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1010IU | Calcium: 427mg | Iron: 1mg
**Nutrition facts are based on my best estimation for this recipe. They may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you might make to the recipe. For most accurate calculations, I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use with the recipe.
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