Smoked Macaroni and Cheese

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Butter large rectangular baking dish.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt 4 TBS butter.
  • Add flour; cook, stirring frequently, about 3 minutes.
  • Whisk in milk; cook, stirring frequently, until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • Whisk in tomato paste.
  • Add 1.5 cups of each cheese; stir until melted.
  • Season with salt, pepper and cayenne.
  • Tear bread into crumbs.
  • In small bowl, stir together bread crumbs, 2 TBS melted butter and salt.
  • In a large bowl, combine pasta and cheese sauce.
  • Pour into prepared baking dish.
  • Top with remaining cheeses and buttered bread crumbs.
  • Bake until cheeses are golden and bubbly, about 40 minutes.
  • If top becoomes too dark, cover with foil.
  • Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
Advertisement