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Vegan mac 'n' cheese recipe


Based on the amount of ketchup I like using, this recipe should be called "mac 'n' cheese to go with your ketchup". In any case, after much testing, here's my go-to vegan mac 'n' cheese recipe!

I'll often double the amount and freeze the sauce in individual containers. Makes putting together a quick workday dinner super easy. Try it yourself!

If you strength train and want this as a less carb-heavy, more protein-packed meal, try pasta made from edamame, black beans, chickpeas, or lentils. These options are incredibly high in protein.

Vegan mac 'n' cheese

Ingredients:

Sauce:

1 head roasted garlic (just stick in toaster oven for 60 minutes ’til nicely browned, then squeeze out)

2 cups soy milk

5 tbsp nutritional yeast

1 tbsp tapioca starch

1 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp Dijon mustard (optional)

1.5 tsp miso paste (optional)

About 3 cups dry macaroni

1/4 cup Daiya non-dairy cheddar shreds (optional)

The how-to:

Cook pasta as per package directions. Drain and set aside.

Use a food processor or immersion blender to puree all sauce ingredients until smooth. Heat in a pan until bubbling. Let it thicken for a few minutes, then add cooked pasta and toss to coat.

Eat as is, or place in an over-safe dish and bake for 20-25 minutes. I'll often top with Daiya cheddar shreds before baking.

Makes 2 large servings.

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