Smoked Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon

Cook Time

60 mins

Cooking Method

Baking

Cuisine

American

Difficulty

Easy

Prep Time

15 mins

Servings

6



Ingredients


4 Bacon Strips, diced

1/2 stick Butter, Melted

2, Beaten Eggs

½ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

to Taste Salt and Pepper

3 cups Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided

1 cup Smoked Gouda Cheese

2 to 2 1/2 cups Uncooked Macaroni Noodles

Milk



Recipe Highlights


Enjoy delicious smoked mac and cheese topped with bacon and a golden-brown crust. This classic holiday comfort food side is cooked in a cast iron skillet to perfectly render a rustic texture to the cheese. Pair with a rib roast or smoked chicken and your loved ones will enjoy a holiday meal they will never forget.


Cooking Instructions


  1. Preheat your Country Smoker to 350°F.
  2. Cook the macaroni per box instructions and drain.
  3. Add the milk, eggs, melted butter, 2 cups of the shredded cheddar, smoked guida and grated parmesan cheese and mix in a cast iron skillet with the drained macaroni. Top with remaining shredded cheddar, bacon bits, and parmesan cheese. Add desired amount of salt and pepper.
  4. Cook on the grill at 350°F for 30 minutes.
  5. Increase temp up to 425°F and cook for another 15 minutes to form a golden crust.
  6. Remove from the grill, serve and enjoy!


Special Tools


  • Cast Iron Skillet


Country Smoker's Tip


To cut through the yummy cheese and fat in the dish, try a tart, fruit forward pinot noir or slightly bitter amber ale.



Diet Info


  • Flexible Dieting

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