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Creamy Vegan Mac and Cheese

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  • 10 ounces macaroni (dried, or about 2 2/3 cups)
  • 1 cup yellow potatoes (peeled/diced, or russets)
  • 1/4 cup carrots (peeled/diced)
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup water (preferably use liquid from pot of boiled veggies)
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt (or more to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 pinch paprika
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    Calories430Calories from Fat120
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat120
    Total Carbohydrate66g22%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Caitlin Minino 9 months ago
    So yummy! My kids are fighting over who gets leftovers.
    Tannaz Safai a year ago
    It was so good and easy :)
    Kate Noe a year ago
    Love this! Multiplied everything by 1.5 to use the full box if macaroni. Covered the pasta with bread crumbs and nutritional yeast. Baked in oven at 350 for 5 minutes, then broiled until golden. Made it twice already, yum!
    Andra Corcaci 2 years ago
    This is the best vegan mac and cheese recipe I've tried by far. The only adjustment i make is when boiling the veges, do it in some stock so they have more flavour.
    Michelle 3 years ago
    Yum! Slightly more spices, yeast, roasted veggies instead and did 1 small Yukon and some cauliflower.
    Tim Reed 3 years ago
    Great! Roughly doubled everything.didn’t use any milk. Seemed a bit heavy on yeast but still very good.
    Vogel 3 years ago
    easy to make. loved it!
    Megan H. 3 years ago
    simple ingredients, easy to make, and yummy!
    Alyssa M. 3 years ago
    requires some finessing to make it taste like the idea of cheese sauce in your head but once you get it it's great! super tasty on everything and feels a little healthier :^)
    Maja Bisgaard B. 3 years ago
    BAD, I don’t want to make this again, ever.
    Lisa 4 years ago
    Awesome! My non-vegan hubby said he loved it and the fact that he didn’t feel heavy and sick, as if it were made with cheese, made him love it better than the real thing! Score!
    Iris M. 4 years ago
    This recipe was amazing. My 6 year old LOVED it. Best mac and cheese I have ever had.
    St-Amand 4 years ago
    Hi 4 years ago
    Great! Needed a little more salt since we used whole wheat pasta which meant the sauce was a little washed out. Next time I would add some spinach, red pepper, and parsley to give it color and more crunch.
    Scott Shaw 4 years ago
    Surprisingly a great alternative to Mac n cheese. Some toasted breadcrumbs completed this dish
    Hayden B. 4 years ago
    Made it with my room mates and everybody loved it !
    Jaslame 4 years ago
    First time ever making anything full vegan and holy moly sooo good
    Jonathan Fain 4 years ago
    Easy recepie! The kid (2 year old) loved it!
    Hello 4 years ago
    Great, simply scrumptious. Hubby ate it! Many thanks, will make it again.
    Kat Perez-Arroyo 4 years ago
    Super tasty my kid loved it
    Ste S. 4 years ago
    It was pretty good. However, I felt like there was something missing from the recipe and I can't pinpoint what it could be. It was missing some sort of bite.
    Bianca Clarke 4 years ago
    Pretty yum! Kinda reminded me of a pumpkin soupish taste on pasta, although I did use soy milk instead of coconut but it still turned out delicious! I put my pasta and sauce in a tray and sprinkled some shredded bio cheese on top in the oven for 18min @ 180 degrees.
    Lauren 4 years ago
    Tasted good but I did add more nutritional yeast as it didn't have a lot of flavour
    Jude Macera 4 years ago
    This was hands down the best Mac N Cheese I’ve ever had, vegan or not! Because I’m so extra, I sautéed some Field Roast smoked apple sage “sausage” with garlic and spinach to add to my delicious cheezy dish! This recipe has been added to favorites.
    Kory 4 years ago
    Great delicious so good
    Isabella E. 5 years ago
    So creamy and tasty. The citric kick gives it a cheesy flavor. Took me back to childhood. Will be part of my repertoire
    Caz Willis 5 years ago
    Love this recipe, very easy to make, doesn't take long and is very tasty. Have added broccoli to it as well 😋😋👍🏻
    Lisa 5 years ago
    This was a really good sauce. I used it on a vegetable and pasta bake. it lIt was so delicious, I ate way too much of it
    Maggir F. 5 years ago
    I have made this a few times, this time using all coconut milk instead and just a little splash of the veggie water, doubled the garlic and put a bit of extra lemon juice and nutritional yeast and it was soooooo good! I threw some turkey bacon in for my non vegan hubby and he was over the moon about it too! A must try!
    Christina Hale 5 years ago
    Omg.... I made this last night and my non-vegan boyfriend who refuses to eat anything vegan, didn't realize it was not real mac and cheese and loved it! This is delicious. The only thing I did different is use almond milk because that's what I had on hand. I will be taking this to non-vegans parties for a reaction!