Vegan Pumpkin Mac & Cheese


Creamy, delicious and satisfying vegan pumpkin Mac & Cheese! This recipe is simple to make, supports a healthy lifestyle and will curb your cheese cravings. This plant-based meal is a healthy alternative to one of your all time, childhood classics! Using whole, real and fresh ingredients in this macaroni dish ensures added nutritional benefits.


Vegan I Gluten Free


Serves: 2

Time: 35 minutes


2 servings gluten-free pasta


1 tbsp. coconut oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 white onion, diced

Sauce

450g steamed pumpkin

1 cup coconut milk

2 tbsp. Tapioca flour

1/4 cup nutritional yeast

1 tsp. dried thyme

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. paprika

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/8 tsp. nutmeg

1/8 tsp. clove


Toppings

Vegan parmesan cheese

Fresh herbs

Black Pepper


Creamy, delicious and satisfying vegan pumpkin Mac & Cheese! This recipe is simple to make, supports a healthy lifestyle and will curb your cheese cravings. This plant-based meal is a healthy alternative to one of your all time, childhood classics! Using whole, real and fresh ingredients in this macaroni dish ensures added nutritional benefits.

Prepare the pumpkin - Remove the skin from the pumpkin and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Place in a steamer pot and cook until tender, 10 - 12 minutes.


Creamy, delicious and satisfying vegan pumpkin Mac & Cheese! This recipe is simple to make, supports a healthy lifestyle and will curb your cheese cravings. This plant-based meal is a healthy alternative to one of your all time, childhood classics! Using whole, real and fresh ingredients in this macaroni dish ensures added nutritional benefits.

To prepare the pasta - Cook your gluten-free macaroni noodles according to the package. Typically, I add the pasta to boiling water and cook, 4 - 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Strain the water and set the pasta aside.


To prepare the sauce - Add the steamed pumpkin and sauce ingredients to a blender and mix on medium-high speed until smooth and creamy, 1 - 2 minutes.



To combine the dish - In a large skillet heat 1 tbsp. coconut oil over medium-high heat. Once hot, add the minced garlic and onion. Sauté 2 - 3 minutes, until just beginning to brown.


Stir in your pumpkin cheese sauce.


Add your noodles to the skillet and heat everything through, 4 -5 minutes. Stir occasionally.


Creamy, delicious and satisfying vegan pumpkin Mac & Cheese! This recipe is simple to make, supports a healthy lifestyle and will curb your cheese cravings. This plant-based meal is a healthy alternative to one of your all time, childhood classics! Using whole, real and fresh ingredients in this macaroni dish ensures added nutritional benefits.

Remove the pan from the heat and divide the Mac and Cheese among 2 bowls.


Garnish with vegan parmesan and your favorite toppings!


Serve warm. Store leftovers 1 - 2 days in the fridge.


Creamy, delicious and satisfying vegan pumpkin Mac & Cheese! This recipe is simple to make, supports a healthy lifestyle and will curb your cheese cravings. This plant-based meal is a healthy alternative to one of your all time, childhood classics! Using whole, real and fresh ingredients in this macaroni dish ensures added nutritional benefits.

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