Smoked Mac and Cheese Recipe

Smoked Mac and Cheese is a delicious twist on the classic comfort food. This recipe combines the creamy and cheesy goodness of traditional mac and cheese with the smoky flavor of a barbecue. The macaroni is cooked to perfection and then mixed with a rich and creamy cheese sauce. The dish is then smoked to infuse it with a smoky flavor that takes it to the next level. It's the perfect dish for a barbecue or any time you want to add a smoky twist to your mac and cheese.

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1hr 25minstotal
15minsPrep
1hr 10minsCook
1hr 25m.total
15m.Prep
1hr 10m.Cook
Smoked Mac and Cheese
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Ingredients for Smoked Mac and Cheese Recipe

  • 1.33 ounce Macaroni
  • 0.33 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.33 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.33 cup Milk
  • 0.33 cup Shredded Cheese
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • No.s Optional: Cooked Bacon, Diced Jalapenos, Chopped Green Onions

Directions: Smoked Mac And Cheese Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the macaroni according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 2.In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1-2 minutes to make a roux.
  • STEP 3.Gradually whisk in milk and cook until the sauce thickens.
  • STEP 4.Stir in shredded cheese until melted and smooth.
  • STEP 5.Combine the cooked macaroni with the cheese sauce and mix well.
  • STEP 6.Transfer the mac and cheese to a smoker and smoke at a low temperature for about 30 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Remove from the smoker and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 8.Serve the smoked mac and cheese hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of cheese you like for this recipe, such as cheddar, mozzarella, or Gouda.
  • If you don't have a smoker, you can achieve a similar smoky flavor by adding a few drops of liquid smoke to the cheese sauce.
  • For an extra kick of flavor, you can add cooked bacon, diced jalapenos, or chopped green onions to the mac and cheese before smoking.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover smoked mac and cheese can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the mac and cheese in a microwave-safe dish and heat in the microwave until warmed through.
  • You can also reheat it in the oven by placing it in a baking dish, covering with foil, and baking at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve the smoked mac and cheese as a main dish or as a side dish with grilled meats or vegetables.
Nutrition
value
816
calories per serving
42 g Fat64 g Protein73 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    42g
  • Protein
    64g
  • Carbs
    73g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    73g
  • Protein
    64g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    42g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    1426mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    245mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    91mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    4mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    119mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    1160mg
  • Selenium
    41mcg
  • Zinc
    8mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp