Easy Smoked Mac and Cheese
Smoked Mac and Cheese is the grown up version of everyones favorite side dish. A kiss of smoke give this Mac the extra kick to take it over the top.
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add elbow macaroni and stir every few minutes until cooked al dente. 8-10 minutes.
Drain pasta in a collander running cool water over the pasta until room temperature.
Cube Velveta into 1 inch cubes and add to a pot along with dry rub and milk. Simmer over low heat until the velveta has melted. dont let milk come to a boil. Once cheese has melted turn off heat and stir in 1 cup of cheddar cheese and the elbow macaroni.
Pour macaroni and cheese mixture into a cast iron skillet and top with remaining cheddar cheese. Place skillet in the smoker set at 350 degrees F. for 30-45 minutes until hot but not boiling over. Garnish with chives. (optional)
Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 1890mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 602IU | Calcium: 387mg | Iron: 1mg