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Smoked Macaroni Salad

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Macaroni Salad

Prep Time

3 Hours

Cook Time

20 Minutes

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Hickory

Try this smoky twist on a summer classic. Macaroni is boiled then smoked, and combined with red onions, green bell peppers and shredded carrots all tossed together in a tangy dressing.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

    Steps

    • 1

      Bring a large stock pot of salted water to a boil over medium heat and cook pasta according to package directions. Make sure to cook to al dente, strain, and rinse under cold water.
    • 2

      When ready to cook, set the grill temperature to smoke and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
    • 3

      Spread cooked pasta out on a sheet tray and place sheet tray directly on the grill grate. Smoke for 20 minutes, remove from heat, and transfer directly to the refrigerator to cool.
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    • 4

      While the pasta is cooling mix the dressing. Place all ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk to combine.
    • 5

      When pasta is cool combine chopped veggies, smoked pasta and dressing in a large bowl.
    • 6

      Cover with plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 20 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

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