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Tasty Vegan Mac and Cheese for the Family

Servings: 4


  • 5 t salt (divided)
  • 1 lb medium shell pasta
  • 2 medium yukon gold potatoes, peeled & cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 5 T nutritional yeast
  • 1 T yellow mustard
  • 1 t lemon juice


  • In large pot, heat water for pasta. Add 3 teaspoons (or 1 Tablespoon) of the salt to water. Once boiling, add pasta and cook according to package. Strain and put pasta back into empty pot.
  • Meanwhile, in a medium pot, steam potatoes. While waiting, put the remaining ingredients (including the remaining 2 t of salt) in the blender/Vitamix container. Once potatoes are soft, carefully add them to the blender container, as well. Puree altogether.
  • Now pour your "cheese" over the pasta and mix together.


Scoop mac & cheese into bowls or plates. Serve alone or with a side, like cherry tomatoes and sliced cucumbers, or a salad.
vegan mac and cheese in a mini cocotte with red napkin
We recommend that all meals for children be served with milk.