Holidays on the Grill - Chef Luis's Smoked Mac & Cheese

November 28, 2017

This holiday season, try preparing your holiday meals on a Hestan grill for a unique culinary experience that will leave your guests wanting more. 

 

Try this delicious smoked macaroni and cheese recipe from Luwa's in-house Chef Luis Rodriguez for the ultimate indulgence. This is sure to become a holiday staple in your home!

 

 

Smoked Mac & Cheese Ingredients 

  • Salt

  • 1 pound cavatappi pasta

  • 1 quart milk

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 12 ounces Gruyere, grated (4 cups)

  • 8 ounces extra-sharp Cheddar, grated (2 cups)

  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon paprika 

     

     

Smoked Mac & Cheese Preperation

  • Start your smoker 

  • Add salt to a large pot of boiling water.

  • Add the macaroni and cook according to the directions on the package, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain well.

  • Heat the milk in a small saucepan, but don't boil it.

  • Melt 6 tablespoons of butter in a large (4-quart) pot and add the flour.

  • Cook over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring with a whisk.

  • While whisking, add the hot milk and cook for a minute or two more, until thickened and smooth.

  • Remove from heat, add the Gruyere, Cheddar, 1 tablespoon salt, pepper, and nutmeg.

  • Add the cooked macaroni and stir well.

  • Pour into a 8” iron cast pan. Sprinkle paprika on the top.

  • Smoke for 30 to 40 minutes, or until desired smoke is achieved.

 

 

 

 

Check our events calendar and join us for a cooking demo in our Bellevue studio to taste this delicious sweet potato casserole and learn more about the Luwa Outdoor Collection!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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