Mac-O-Lanterns On the Weber Grill

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Nothing brings out the kid in us quite like carving pumpkins.  Well, we thought, hey why not make pepper pumpkins and stuff them full of Mac.  This is going to be an adult, I mean Kid, favorite.

Mac-O-Lanterns On the Weber Grill

Give it a try on your Weber Grill to add that beautiful barbeque flavor on the pepper.

Yield: Serves 4 people

Prep time: 8 Minutes

Cook time: 8-10 Minutes


Measure    Ingredient                                                                Prep Notes      
4 ea              Peppers, Orange, Large                                     Carved like a pumpkin
1 lb                Pasta, Penne                                                          Cooked and chilled
2 cup            Cheese Sauce                                                         In jar in pasta aisle
1 cup            Alfredo Sauce                                                         In jar in pasta aisle
1 cup            Cheese, Blend, Mac and Cheese                      Your choice of brand                
Taste            Oink Rub, 5280 Culinary                                  As needed for crusting flavor              

Prep Directions:

  • Follow all prep instructions in the prep notes
  • Pre-Cook pasta or use pasta ready type products from the grocery store

Preparation Directions:

Wash all tools prior to use
Clean and sanitize all cutting boards and prep surfaces prior to use
Read all manufacturer’s instructions before using grills, starters and any cooking tools
Heat Weber grill to 550˚ F
Wash and cut peppers like you would a pumpkin, cut off the top, scoop out the seed and carve out the face.  Chef’s Tip:  If pepper rolls around on bottom, make a flat spot to hold it stable
Make your favorite Mac and Cheese recipe or us ours above
While mac is still warm, stuff peppers and place the top back on
Place peppers onto a roasting rack or cooking sheet pan
Close grill and cook MAC-O-LANTERNS for 8-10 minutes or until gooey and bubbly
Using tongs and heat proof gloves, remove pan from the grill and bring into the kitchen.  Allow to rest for 2-3 minutes and devour.

Shopping List

Weber Grill                                  Ace SKU – 8060191
Propane Tank, 20 lb                 Ace SKU – 8100018
Oink Rub, 5280 Culinary       Ace SKU – 8562043
Published on 5/28/2021.
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