Four Cheese Smoked Mac and Cheese

Four Cheese Smoked Mac and Cheese
Recipe type: Pasta
Cuisine: American, BBQ
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Awesome recipe for smoked mac and cheese from Epicurious
  • 1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 (8 ounces) cream cheese, cut into large chunks
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups extra sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups Gouda cheese shredded
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  1. Preheat the smoker to 225° F.
  2. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter, and whisk flour into the butter.
  4. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes, until sauce is bubbly and thick.
  5. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil.
  6. Cook 5 minutes until thickened.
  7. Stir in cream cheese until mixture is smooth.
  8. Add salt and pepper.
  9. In a large bowl, combine 1 cup Cheddar, 1 cup Gouda cheese, Parmesan cheese, pasta, and cream sauce.
  10. Spoon mixture into an 11 by 9 ½-inch aluminum roasting pan coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  11. Sprinkle top with remaining Cheddar cheese and Gouda cheese.
  12. Place in smoker and cook 2 hours at 225° F, until brown, bubbly and delicious.


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