Marijuana Infused Macaroni and Cheese

AuthorInfusedEats
RatingDifficultyIntermediate

A fast recipe for Marijuana Infused Mac and Cheese . Serve as a side at a Holiday feast, or add some ham, turkey or bacon for a complete meal fit for a cannabis king!

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Yields68 Servings
Prep Time1 hrCook Time35 minsTotal Time1 hr 35 mins

Cannabutter:
 1 Stick unsalted butter
 4 – 8 grams ground marijuana flower (Depending on strength of Marijuana and desired potency of the recipe)
Wet Macaroni/Cheese Mix:
 1/2 pound elbow macaroni
 3 tablespoons cannabutter
 1/4 Cup flour
 3 cups milk
 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely diced
 1 teaspoon cayenne (optional)
 1 large egg
 12 ounces sharp cheddar, shredded, divided
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 teaspoon Ground black pepper
Dry Topping Mix
 3 tablespoons cannabutter
 1 cup panko bread crumbs

STEP 1. DECARBOXYLATE
1

Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.

2

Spread ground marijuana evenly into a small oven safe dish, double wrap in foil. Place in preheated oven undisturbed for [timer length=15]15 Minutes[/timer] . Remove from oven and let cool.

STEP 2. INFUSE
3

Meanwhile bring butter to med-low heat in a small boiler. As the white milk fat renders to the top, scoop it out with a spoon.

4

When the foam stop rendering out of the oil remove from heat and strain milk fat out through cheese cloth.

5

Return butter into top of double boiler over medium heat and ample water.

6

Add marijuana, cover over medium heat [timer length=30]30 Minutes[/timer] . Strain through the cheesecloth/strainer. (Separate out 3 tablespoons for the topping.)

STEP 3. ASSEMBLE/BAKE
7

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

8

In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the pasta to al dente.

9

While the pasta is cooking and in a separate med/large pot, Add the remaining melted cannabutter. Whisk in the flour and keep it moving for about five minutes over very low heat. (Do not let it boil or simmer) Make sure it’s free of lumps. Stir in the milk and onion.

10

Temper in the egg. Stir in 3/4 of the cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Fold the macaroni into the mix and pour into a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.

11

Melt the 3 separated tablespoons of cannabutter in a saute pan and toss the bread crumbs to coat. Top the macaroni with the bread crumbs. Bake for about [timer length=30]30 Minutes[/timer] or until topping is browned.

12

Remove from oven and rest a few minutes before serving.

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Ingredients

Cannabutter:
 1 Stick unsalted butter
 4 – 8 grams ground marijuana flower (Depending on strength of Marijuana and desired potency of the recipe)
Wet Macaroni/Cheese Mix:
 1/2 pound elbow macaroni
 3 tablespoons cannabutter
 1/4 Cup flour
 3 cups milk
 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely diced
 1 teaspoon cayenne (optional)
 1 large egg
 12 ounces sharp cheddar, shredded, divided
 1 teaspoon salt
 1 teaspoon Ground black pepper
Dry Topping Mix
 3 tablespoons cannabutter
 1 cup panko bread crumbs

Directions

STEP 1. DECARBOXYLATE
1

Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.

2

Spread ground marijuana evenly into a small oven safe dish, double wrap in foil. Place in preheated oven undisturbed for 15 Minutes . Remove from oven and let cool.

STEP 2. INFUSE
3

Meanwhile bring butter to med-low heat in a small boiler. As the white milk fat renders to the top, scoop it out with a spoon.

4

When the foam stop rendering out of the oil remove from heat and strain milk fat out through cheese cloth.

5

Return butter into top of double boiler over medium heat and ample water.

6

Add marijuana, cover over medium heat 30 Minutes . Strain through the cheesecloth/strainer. (Separate out 3 tablespoons for the topping.)

STEP 3. ASSEMBLE/BAKE
7

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

8

In a large pot of boiling, salted water cook the pasta to al dente.

9

While the pasta is cooking and in a separate med/large pot, Add the remaining melted cannabutter. Whisk in the flour and keep it moving for about five minutes over very low heat. (Do not let it boil or simmer) Make sure it’s free of lumps. Stir in the milk and onion.

10

Temper in the egg. Stir in 3/4 of the cheese. Season with salt and pepper. Fold the macaroni into the mix and pour into a 2-quart casserole dish. Top with remaining cheese.

11

Melt the 3 separated tablespoons of cannabutter in a saute pan and toss the bread crumbs to coat. Top the macaroni with the bread crumbs. Bake for about 30 Minutes or until topping is browned.

12

Remove from oven and rest a few minutes before serving.

Marijuana Infused Macaroni and Cheese

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