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Here's the lastest revision of my Smoked Macaroni & Cheese recipe!  You can use this recipe of your own favorite recipe and smoke it on the kamado!

 

 

Smoked Macaroni & Cheese
 
Ingredients:
 
2 to 2 1/2 cups uncooked macaroni noodles (cooked per box instructions)
1 1/4 cups milk
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 stick melted butter
4 strips of bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided
Grated parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
 
Directions:
 
Preheat your grill or smoker to 350°F.  Cook the macaroni per box instructions and drain.  Add the milk, eggs, melted butter, chipotle powder, 2 cups of the shredded cheddar, and some grated parmesan cheese back to the drained macaroni and mix well.  Transfer to your baking dish.  Top with remaining shredded cheddar and a little more grated parmesan cheese.  Add cracked black pepper to taste.
 
Cook on the grill at 350°F for 30 minutes and then ramp the temp up to 400 degrees and cook until golden brown on top and bubbly in the center, about 10-15 more minutes.  Let cool, serve, and be BLOWN AWAY!

 

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I made your meatloaf and Mac and cheese today for dinner.

The meatloaf was good. Probably best meatloaf I've had. That sauce is great on the meatloaf.

But the mac and cheese....holy $&@?!!!! Seriously, that is by far the best mac and cheese I've ever had. A family of 5 (including kids ages 6, 9, and 11) ate a 1 1/2 pound meatloaf and almost the full recipe of mac and cheese. The smokiness of the macaroni and cheese is shocking. I like heavy smoke so I used hickory. I wouldn't change a thing!!!

I can't thank you enough for posting this. It's absolutely amazing.

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I made your meatloaf and Mac and cheese today for dinner.

The meatloaf was good. Probably best meatloaf I've had. That sauce is great on the meatloaf.

But the mac and cheese....holy $&@?!!!! Seriously, that is by far the best mac and cheese I've ever had. A family of 5 (including kids ages 6, 9, and 11) ate a 1 1/2 pound meatloaf and almost the full recipe of mac and cheese. The smokiness of the macaroni and cheese is shocking. I like heavy smoke so I used hickory. I wouldn't change a thing!!!

I can't thank you enough for posting this. It's absolutely amazing.

 

Thanks :)

 

Testimonials like that make it all worthwhile :)  I'm glad you guys liked it!

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I made this yesterday and i'll have to say i was very disappointed in the outcome. It tasted ok but it was not creamy at all!, in fact the egg in the recipe pretty much made it like scrambled eggs in the mac. Had this been creamy mac and cheese it would have been a hit.

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On ‎19‎/‎09‎/‎2017 at 6:44 AM, bel4_20 said:

I made this yesterday and i'll have to say i was very disappointed in the outcome. It tasted ok but it was not creamy at all!, in fact the egg in the recipe pretty much made it like scrambled eggs in the mac. Had this been creamy mac and cheese it would have been a hit.

 

I've been tweaking this recipe for a couple of months now

I find adding cream instead of milk adds a bit more balance plus helps to add more smoke flavor due to the higher fat content

Its a winner for me

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