Vegan Mac & Cheese

Vegan Mac & Cheese

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A delicious vegan sauce that will have the pickiest critics begging for more!

Servings: 4

intermediate Mains Sunrise Soft Tofu (Western Canada) (300g)

  • 15 min prep
  • 25 min cook
  • 4 people


  • 1 pkg Sunrise Soft Tofu (Western Canada) (300g) blended
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes, cut into ¾“ diced cubes and steamed
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter or margarine
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp mustard powder
  • pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • ⅓ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1½ tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1-2 tbsp almond milk (add more if needed)
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 16 oz Scoobi Doo, Elbow or pasta of choice


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to directions on package.
  2. Place a steamer basket inside a large pot and fill with 1” of water. Place sweet potatoes in basket and bring to a boil, cover and steam until soft, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add cooked sweet potato and tofu to a blender, pulse until smooth.
  4. In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat, melt margarine, stir in spices, heat for 30 seconds then add the pureed tofu and sweet potatoes, mix well and gently warm.
  5. Stir in lemon juice, nutritional yeast, salt and just enough almond milk to adjust to desired consistency. Continue to heat for 5 minutes. If desired, puree sauce a second time for an ultra-smooth, creamy sauce.
  6. Pour over prepared noodles and serve immediately. Garnish as desired with paprika, chili flakes or fresh cracked pepper.

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