Easy Smoked Mac and Cheese
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8
 
This recipe for easy smoked mac and cheese focuses on the ingredients, not the technique. This way you can get up and running with a delish side dish for your next BBQ without fussing with the roux.
Ingredients
  • Topping
  • 5 oz cheddar cheese shredded
  • 3 oz Muenster cheese shredded
  • ⅔ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp hot sauce (dealer's choice)
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • Panko Topping
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbls Butter (melted)
  • Mac & Cheese
  • 16 oz Elbow Macaroni
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 cups Muenster cheese shredded
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 8 oz sliced Velveeta cheese
  • 2 cups half and half
  • ¼ tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Heat your grill to 350° using indirect cooking
  2. Melt butter and stir with panko crumbs, set aside
  3. In a small bowl mix the topping ingredients (listed above) and set aside
  4. Bring pot of salted water to boil and cook macaroni (al dente) about 6 minutes
  5. Drain macaroni and return to warm pot
  6. Add butter and stir until melted
  7. Add shredded and Velveeta cheeses, stir until melted
  8. Add half and half, salt, stir and pour in to a pan
  9. Slather cheese topping on and then sprinkle the Panko topping on
  10. Place in to your preheated smoker for 30 minutes
  11. Let rest 5 minutes the serve
Recipe by The BBQ Buddha at https://thebbqbuddha.com/easy-smoked-mac-and-cheese/