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Bacon & Brie Mac & Cheese

Traeger Kitchen


Bacon & Brie Mac & Cheese

Prep Time

1

Hours

Cook Time

15

Minutes

Serves

8 - 12

People

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What's this?

Grown up mac n’ cheese is smoky & rich. Let the savory bacon, jalapeño, & French cheese introduce your taste buds to a flavor that will never be achieved with boxed pasta.

Ingredients

  • 32 Ounce whole milk

  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder

  • 2 Teaspoon garlic powder

  • 24 Ounce Brie Cheese

  • 1 Cup cheddar cheese

  • 1 Cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 2 Whole jalapeño, diced

  • To Taste salt and pepper

  • 2 Tablespoon corn starch

  • 1 Pound Bacon, cooked

  • 16 Ounce Penne, cooked

Steps

  • 1

    In a double boiler, heat the milk until hot, then whisk in the onion, garlic powder, brie, cheddar, and 1 cup of mozzarella cheese.
  • 2

    Once cheese is fully incorporated, add the jalapeños, salt and pepper.
  • 3

    Make a slurry with the corn starch and water, then add it to the sauce to thicken. Lastly, add the cooked bacon and penne.
  • 4

    Place the mac and cheese in a greased, cast iron pan and top with the remaining mozzarella cheese.
  • 5

    When ready to cook, set the temperature to 350 °F and preheat, lid closed (10 to 15 minutes).
  • 6

    Place the pan of mac on the Traeger and cook for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden and bubbly. Serve, enjoy!