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Smoked Gouda

Smoked Gouda is an incredible way to add tasty smoky flavor to your cheese. Gouda and smoke make a fantastic pair. Enjoy it as-is, in mac and cheese, or eat it with your favorite cracker. It's a major people-pleaser.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Chill Time14 d
Total Time14 d 1 hr 5 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Smoked Gouda
Servings: 4
Calories: 202kcal
Author: Susie Bulloch (heygrillhey.com)

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces gouda

Instructions

  • Prepare your grill for cold smoking. I like to use a pellet tube filled with pellets. Light the end of the tube. Let it burn for 4-5 minutes, blow out the flame, and it should produce a nice steady stream of smoke.
  • Remove the Gouda from the wrapper, place the Gouda on the grill grates. If your outside temperature is over 40 degrees F, see the recipe note below for modifications.
  • Smoke the Gouda for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Remove the Gouda from the smoker, wrap in parchment paper, place in the refrigerator for 2 days. Then vacuum seal the Gouda and continue to refrigerate for 2 weeks.
  • Serve Gouda with crackers, mix it in with mac and cheese, or eat as-is for a great smoky flavor.

Nutrition

Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 464mg | Potassium: 69mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 319IU | Calcium: 397mg | Iron: 1mg