Easy Vegan Mac Cheese

Easy Vegan Mac Cheese

Posted 2017-03-22 by Jac's Vegheadfollow
Easy, creamy and HEALTHY Mac & Cheese. This recipe is great for a quick pasta dish with a twist. Add some spring onion or chilli on top to give it a little style or eat straight out of the pot!



Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients
2& #8532 ; cups dried macaroni
1 cup diced potatoes
¼ cup diced carrots
& #8531 ; cup chopped onion
¾ cup water (use liquid from boiled veggies)
½ cup raw cashews
¼ cup coconut milk (can sub for vegan butter)
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¾ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 pinch paprika

Method
  • Cook macaroni al dente as per packet instructions, drain, and set aside.
  • Place chopped potatoes, carrots, and onion in a pot and cover with boiling water. Boil for 10 minutes, or until vegetables are tender and soft enough to blend.

  • Use a slotted spoon to remove the vegetables from water and place them in a blender. Add ¾ cup of the cooking water to the blender, along with your remaining ingredients and blend until you have a smooth sauce.
  • Pour the sauce over the cooked macaroni and stir, taste and adjust seasoning.

  • Serve in bowls straight away OR place the mixture in a baking dish, sprinkle with bread crumbs, and bake at 170C for 15 minutes, or until crumbs are turning golden brown.

  • Categories
    #pasta
    #american
    #mac_and_cheese
    #easy
    #healthy
    #dairy_free
    #vegan
    #vegetarian
    #fast
    #one_pot
    #lunch
    #dinner


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