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Pulled Pork Mac 'n Cheese

This macaroni cheese with tasty New Zealand pulled pork is a treat for those colder evenings.

Intermediate
4 - 6
45 mins prep
5 hours cook

1.8kg boneless New Zealand pork shoulder, fat trimmed

Ingredients for pulled pork:

1 onion, sliced

1 carrot, roughly chopped

1 bottle of ginger beer

1 cup BBQ sauce

Ingredients for macaroni cheese:

450g elbow macaroni

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

2 cups milk, warmed

4 cups grated cheese

1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped

Ingredients

1.8kg boneless New Zealand pork shoulder, fat trimmed

Ingredients for pulled pork:

1 onion, sliced

1 carrot, roughly chopped

1 bottle of ginger beer

1 cup BBQ sauce

Ingredients for macaroni cheese:

450g elbow macaroni

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

2 cups milk, warmed

4 cups grated cheese

1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped

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In a slow cooker

In a slow cooker, add the pork, onion and carrot. Pour in the ginger beer and cook on low for 5 hours.

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Shred the pork

After 5 hours, pull the pork out of the slow cooker and shred with two forks. Pour out the juice from the slow cooker and place the pork back in. Add BBQ sauce and stir. Add more BBQ sauce if required. Cover and keep warm.

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Cook the macaroni

Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil over a high heat. Add the macaroni and cook until al dente. Drain pasta and set aside.

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a casserole dish.

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04
Make the cheese sauce

In a large frypan melt the butter over a medium heat. Once the butter is melted whisk in the flour. Slowly whisk in the milk until smooth. Reduce the heat and whisk slowly until the sauce becomes thick and creamy. Stir in the cheese, and cook until melted. Turn off heat and add the macaroni.

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Bake

Pour the macaroni cheese into the casserole dish and top with pulled pork. Sprinkle with grated cheese and parsley.

Bake in the oven for 20-30 mins or until the top is golden and crunchy.

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Pulled Pork Mac 'n Cheese

This macaroni cheese with tasty New Zealand pulled pork is a treat for those colder evenings.

45 mins prep | 5 hours cook
Intermediate
4 - 6

1.8kg boneless New Zealand pork shoulder, fat trimmed

Ingredients for pulled pork:

1 onion, sliced

1 carrot, roughly chopped

1 bottle of ginger beer

1 cup BBQ sauce

Ingredients for macaroni cheese:

450g elbow macaroni

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

2 cups milk, warmed

4 cups grated cheese

1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped

01
In a slow cooker

In a slow cooker, add the pork, onion and carrot. Pour in the ginger beer and cook on low for 5 hours.

02
Shred the pork

After 5 hours, pull the pork out of the slow cooker and shred with two forks. Pour out the juice from the slow cooker and place the pork back in. Add BBQ sauce and stir. Add more BBQ sauce if required. Cover and keep warm.

03
Cook the macaroni

Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil over a high heat. Add the macaroni and cook until al dente. Drain pasta and set aside.

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a casserole dish.

04
Make the cheese sauce

In a large frypan melt the butter over a medium heat. Once the butter is melted whisk in the flour. Slowly whisk in the milk until smooth. Reduce the heat and whisk slowly until the sauce becomes thick and creamy. Stir in the cheese, and cook until melted. Turn off heat and add the macaroni.

05
Bake

Pour the macaroni cheese into the casserole dish and top with pulled pork. Sprinkle with grated cheese and parsley.

Bake in the oven for 20-30 mins or until the top is golden and crunchy.