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Vegan Mac and Cheese

Vegan Mac and Cheese

This is my vegan guilt-free take on a classic!

Vegan Mac and Cheese

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Recipe for a creamy cashew cheese mac


  • 6-8 oz. (3/4 – 1 cup)macaroni or pasta of your choice
  • 1/2 cup soaked and drained cashews
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 4 sautéed garlic cloves
  • 1/2 onion (sautéed)
  • 1 cup veggie broth
  • 1/2 tsp tahini salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring water to a boil
  2. Pour boiling water into a bowl with 1/2 cup of cashews
  3. Let cashews soak for 10 minutes
  4. Drain and rinse cashews
  5. Add cashews, nutritional yeast, sautéed garlic cloves & onions, veggie broth and tahini to a high power blender
  6. Blend for 3-4 minutes to make sure the sauce is creamy
  7. Bring water to a boil and cook pasta
  8. Drain pasta and pour cheesy sauce over it
  9. Toss and serve

Recipe Creator
Name: Jackie
Country: USA
More from Jackie: @myvegandelicacies

  1. What initially sparked your plant-based journey?
    My plant-based journey started when I read the book The China Study.
  2. Favorite vegan eatery?
    Avant Garden
  3. My pantry/fridge is always stocked with
    Nutritional Yeast
  4. A vegan alternative you recommend everyone tries?
    Oatly Oatmilk and Nutritional Yeast as a cheese substitute or topping.
  5. A vegan documentary or a book you recommend?
    The China Study

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Comments (5)

  1. Aubrey
    August 5, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    Wow, can’t wait to try! Looks so yummy

  2. Trent
    August 5, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    Wow that looks so good omg

  3. Eric
    August 5, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    Oh my god. Looks so good!

  4. Non-Imperial
    August 9, 2020 at 3:24 am

    Why no metric measurements? The website is, right?

    1. lets-go-vegan
      August 21, 2020 at 4:34 am


      This mac & cheese recipe was contributed by Jackie from the USA.
      Is there anything you need assistance with?