Vegan Mac N Cheese

Mac N Cheese made with delicious Cashew Cheese Sauce.
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Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Vegan
Keyword: vegan cheese
Author: Shelly Hughes



Mac N Cheese

  • 8 oz box Macaroni Noodles

Cheese Sauce

  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked soak 4-6 hours
  • 2 tbsp miso paste
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt


Cheese Sauce

  • Soak raw cashews in water for 4-6 hours. The longer they soak the softer the cashews become.
  • Drain the cashews and dispose of the water. Add the cashews to the Vitamix or blender.
  • Add all the ingredients to the blender including the boiling water.
  • Blend on medium speed for 2-3 minutes. Cheese Sauce is ready for the pasta.
  • Bring to a boil the water for the pasta. Cook the pasta according to the package. And drain the pasta in a colander. Add the pasta to a large bowl and pour the cheese sauce and stir. Ready to be served


You can also mix in some spinach or sauté kale to the Mac N Cheese. 
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