Smoked Barbecue Mac and Cheese

Barbecue sauce provides a flavorful addition to this cheesy pork and macaroni dish – a wonderful dinner that’s made in slow cooker.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 4 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
box (8 oz) elbow macaroni
1
can (12 oz) evaporated milk
1 1/2
cups milk
12
oz prepared cheese product (from 16-oz loaf), shredded
1
teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
lb shredded smoked pork
1/4
cup barbecue sauce
1
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
Additional barbecue sauce, if desired
Sliced green onions, if desired
  • 1 Spray 3-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Cook and drain macaroni as directed on package—except cook only 6 minutes. In large bowl, mix evaporated milk, milk, cheese product, salt, mustard, black pepper and red pepper. Stir in macaroni. Pour mixture into slow cooker.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 3 hours.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix pork and 1/4 cup barbecue sauce. Stir macaroni and cheese in slow cooker. Top with pork. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese.
  • 4 Cover; cook 1 hour longer or until set in center. Serve with additional barbecue sauce. Garnish with onions.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    456
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24 1/2g
    24 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    ),
    Sodium
    1308mg
    1308%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    25g
    25%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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