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Vegan Mock Mac N Cheese

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Recipe Information

# of Servings: 4
Recipe Created By: Melanie Carver


1 16 oz pkg small shaped pasta - wheat, corn, rice, or quinoa
1 10 oz pkg frozen winter squash, thawed
2 Tbsp oil
2 cups milk alternative
to taste sea salt (optional)
1/4 cup Red Star Vegetarian nutritional yeast (optional)
flax seed meal (optional)
sunflower seed meal (optional)


Prepare pasta according to package directions.

Separately, in large saucepan heat milk alternative. Add thawed squash, oil, salt, and optional nutritional yeast.

The sauce will come out very creamy and bright orange, resembling cheese sauce.

Pour noodles into sauce and stir to coat well.

Optional: Sprinkle flax seed meal or sunflower seed meal on top.


Red Star Vegetarian Support Nutritional Yeast and Bragg's both offer dairy-free nutritional yeast.

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