John McLemore

Four-Cheese Smoked Mac & Cheese

Serves: 8 people"
Cook Time: 30 - 60 min
Skill:
Beginner
Method:
Smoked
Food:
Sides

Ingredients

  • Main

Instructions

  1. 01

    Load the wood tray with one small handful of wood chips and preheat the smoker to 225°F.

  2. 02

    Cook pasta according to package directions. In a medium saucepan, melt butter, and whisk flour into the butter. Cook over medium heat for 2 minutes, until sauce is bubbly and thick. Whisk in milk and bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes until thickened. Stir in cream cheese until mixture is smooth. Add salt and pepper.

  3. Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup butter
    • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
    • 3 cups milk
    • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, cut into large chunks
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  4. 03

    In a large bowl, combine 1 cup Cheddar, 1 cup Gouda cheese, Parmesan cheese, pasta, cream sauce, and optional ingredients. Spoon mixture into an 11 x 9½ inch aluminum roasting pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Sprinkle top with remaining Cheddar cheese and Gouda cheese.

  5. Ingredients

    • 2 cups (8 oz) extra sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
    • 2 cups (8 oz) Gouda cheese, shredded
    • 1 cup (4 oz) Parmesan cheese, shredded
    • Optional: pulled pork, bacon, brisket, etc.
  6. 04

    Place in smoker and cook 1 hour at 225°F, until brown, bubbly and delicious.

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