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Smoked Mac & Cheese

a skillet with mac & cheese on top of a grill

One pan pasta bakes are a thing and let me tell you, this is probably the easiest mac and cheese I’ve ever made. My one tip is to make sure you use a hearty pasta like penne or rigatoni so it holds the pasta shape. This Smoked Mac & Cheese would be a great side to a giant slab of ribs or grilled chicken and because it only take 5 minutes to toss together and you can forget about it for 45 minutes, it’s incredibly easy.

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a skillet with mac & cheese on a grill

Smoked Mac & Cheese

  • Author: Heather Scholten | Mama Spice
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 55 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4--6 servings 1x

Ingredients

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  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 lb pasta (any kind will do)
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar, shredded, divided
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon Spiceology Black & Bleu spice blend
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat your smoker to 350º F.
  2. In a large cast iron skillet, or medium aluminum tray, add all of the ingredients leaving behind 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar for later.  Lightly mix in the spice blend and close the smoker.  Cook uncovered for 45-50 minutes.
  3. Stir to combine and top with the remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheddar.  Smoke for another 5 minutes.  Remove and serve immediately.
SMOKED MAC & CHEESE // SPICEOLOGY

Notes

Don’t have a smoker?  Do the exact same recipe, just use your oven at 350º F with the same baking time.

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