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Vegan Mac & Cheese


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Vegan Mac & Cheese

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Servings: 5
Calories: 458kcal


  • 1 pound gluten-free brown rice pasta
  • ¾ cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 chilies in adobo sauce
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground paprika plus more for garnish
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Cook the pasta according to the package instructions.
  • While the pasta is cooking, prepare your “cheese” sauce: add the cashews, water, chilies in adobo, nutritional yeast, garlic, turmeric, nutmeg, paprika, salt, and pepper to the pitcher of a high-powered blender. Blend on high until smooth and creamy.
  • When the pasta is al dente, drain and return it to the pot. Pour the sauce over the noodles and stir until the noodles are fully coated. Sprinkle with a dash more paprika and serve immediately.


Nutrition Facts
Vegan Mac & Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 458 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 368mg15%
Potassium 225mg6%
Carbohydrates 81g27%
Fiber 9g36%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 550IU11%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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