The Best Pasta Casserole Bakes with Cottage Cheese and Raisins

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  • 4Servings
  • 20 mPrep Time
  • 40 mCook Time
  • 60 mReady In
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Pasta lovers can try this recipe, which will add variety to the daily diet. Pasta casserole is sweet, and you can dilute it not only with raisins, but with fresh fruits and berries.

The recipe uses pasta nests, but you can take others. Short noodles or vermicelli are best.


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Step by step method

  • Step 1

    We put the products that are needed for cooking on the table and proceed.

  • Step 2

    Put pasta in boiling water, add salt and cook until almost ready.

  • Step 3

    While the pasta is cooking, pour the raisins with hot water, and after a couple of minutes, drain through a colander.

  • Step 4

    Drain the noodles through a colander, wait until all the liquid drains, then return to the pan.

  • Step 5

    Add butter and cottage cheese, mix well so that the products are distributed throughout the mass.

  • Step 6

    Beat in a raw egg to help hold the casserole together.

  • Step 7

    Then spread the raisins, then mix thoroughly.

  • Step 8

    Lightly grease a baking dish with oil and spread the mass in an even layer.

  • Step 9

    In a well-heated oven (180 degrees) bake for at least 40 minutes. This casserole can be served warm or completely chilled.

Tips & variations

  • When buying pasta, pay attention to the type of flour, its appearance. For casseroles, use durum wheat pasta.

  • In the package with pasta there should be no extraneous small items, specks, crumbs.

  • The color of the pasta should be uniform, they can have color shades, which are made using vegetable natural dyes.

  • Pasta will not stick together during cooking if you put just a little vegetable oil in the pan.

  • Water for cooking must be salted, even if the casserole is sweet.

  • Cook casseroles until they are al dente - that is, they should be slightly undercooked.

  • Pasta must be drained through a colander, and wait until all the water has drained.

  • In order for the casserole to separate well from the mold, the bottom and sides must be greased with oil and, if desired, sprinkled with breadcrumbs.

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