Two Cheese Macaroni Dish

Two Cheese Macaroni Dish

Creamy Two-Cheese Macaroni

This easy and flavorful dish is a delightful twist on classic mac and cheese. Tender macaroni is coated in a creamy sauce with rich meatless spaghetti sauce, tangy creamed cottage cheese, and sharp Parmesan cheese. The briny bite of chopped black olives adds a surprising and delicious pop of flavor to every bite.

Here’s what you’ll love about this recipe:

  • It’s easy to make: This dish comes together in just a few simple steps, making it perfect for a weeknight meal.
  • It’s customizable: Feel free to adjust the amount of spaghetti sauce, cottage cheese, and Parmesan cheese to your liking. You can add other ingredients, such as chopped cooked vegetables or herbs.
  • It’s family-friendly: This dish will surely please everyone at the table, from kids to adults.
  • It’s vegetarian: This recipe is naturally vegetarian, making it an excellent option for those who follow a plant-based diet.


  • For a richer flavor, you can use full-fat cottage cheese and Parmesan cheese.
  • If you don’t have creamed cottage cheese, you can use regular cottage cheese and stir in a little bit of milk or cream until it is smooth.
  • You can add other toppings to this dish, such as breadcrumbs, chopped fresh herbs, or grated mozzarella cheese.

I hope you enjoy this recipe!

Additional notes:

  • This recipe is for a basic two-cheese macaroni dish. You can easily add other ingredients to customize it to your liking.
  • This dish can be served as a main course or as a side dish.
  • Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Two Cheese Macaroni Dish

Two Cheese Macaroni Dish
A vintage clipped recipe for a Two Cheese Macaroni Dish made with macaroni, spaghetti sauce, cottage cheese, Parmesan cheese, and black olives.
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  • 8 ounces macaroni twists or other macaroni
  • 1 can meatless spaghetti sauce (1 pound)
  • 1 cup creamed cottage cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pitted black olives


  • Cook macaroni as directed on package label; drain.
  • Heat spaghetti sauce in a large saucepan.
  • Stir in macaroni and bring to a boil.
  • Stir in cheeses and olives and heat gently.

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Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Macaroni, Pasta, Pasta Sauce


Makes 4 to 6 servings. 

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