The Best Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe

the best vegan mac and cheese

I’ve tried probably 50 vegan mac & cheese recipes but I could never find one that actually satisfied my craving for mac & cheese until this one. It is beyond delicious & super easy to make. Not to mention, it’s actually really healthy for you. This recipe is filled with nutrients such as protein from the nutritional yeast, heart-healthy fatty acids from the cashews, fiber from the sweet potato & so much more. I’m so excited to be sharing this recipe with y’all as it’s one of my absolute favorites!


The Best Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 3-4 servings
  • ½ cup roasted sweet potato
  • ½ cup raw cashews
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp EVOO
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 box pasta (I used gluten-free shells)
  1. In blender or food processor, combine sweet potato, cashews, water, lemon juice, EVOO, nutritional yeast, garlic powder & salt. Blend until smooth. Pour sauce over pasta, serve & enjoy!
blender or food processor


vegan mac and cheese recipe


  1. Jennifer says

    Thank you! As someone who is dairy free a tasty mac & cheese is life-changing!! Can’t wait to make this!!

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