Smoked Lobster Mac N Cheese


  • 1lb. cavatappi pasta, cooked
  • 2oz butter
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 8oz white cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 16oz butterkäse cheese, shredded
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • Meat from 2 lobsters, cooked and chopped
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • In the Matador, sauté shallots in butter for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the flour to create a roux and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Using a wire whisk, incorporate the milk, cream, and sherry, then allow to come to a simmer for 6-8 minutes.
  • Over very low heat add the cheeses, mustard, salt, pepper, and lobster (taste for seasoning).
  • Stir in the pasta and parsley.
  • Butter or oil a baking dish, add the lobster and macaroni mixture into the pan, and top with the bread crumbs.
  • Preheat recteq at 325°F and bake for 30-35 minutes until the top is brown and crisp.