Vegan Spinach Mac & Cheese Recipe | Yummly

Vegan Spinach Mac & Cheese

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Vegan Spinach Mac & Cheese

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  • 1 shallot (chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • virgin olive oil (Extra-, for drizzling)
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup raw cashews (soaked 3 to 4 hours, preferably overnight, and drained)
  • 3 Tbsp. virgin olive oil (extra-)
  • 1/2 cup water (more as needed)
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp. turmeric (optional)
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 12 oz. macaroni (or small shell pasta)
  • 4 cups spinach (packed)
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    Calories680Calories from Fat260
    Total Fat29g45%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat260
    Total Carbohydrate87g29%
    Dietary Fiber8g32%
    Vitamin A70%
    Vitamin C20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Stacey H. a month ago
    Pretty yummy! Needs a bit of salt though otherwise the balsamic vinegar makes it kind of sweet.
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    Abigale Verdusa 3 years ago
    when i wasn't having a plant based lifestyle i never used to like mac and cheese but this is wonderful. theres a bit of sauce left over ti make more
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    Fair W. 3 years ago
    This is excellent. Added sautéed mushrooms.
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    James M 3 years ago
    Love it! I’ve made this many times now
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    Latrisha Maxwell 3 years ago
    I love this recipe! I’ve made it so many times now. I do use almond milk in place of the water though to add a bit more flavor.
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    Ebersohn 4 years ago
    Outstanding!!! I agree with Krystal. This can be used in a number of ways. This is going to join my arsenal of recipes
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    Turgeon 4 years ago
    Gives two generous portions. It's our favourite Mac N Cheese.
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    Ivana Baljak 4 years ago
    Super tasty! I added some more spices that I prefer, soooo good!
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    Jelena J. 5 years ago
    It’s good. Since we are vegetarians and not vegans, and since I didn’t have any yeast, I switched it with light mozzarella cheese. Maybe it should be a little bit more spicy
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    Peggy 5 years ago
    Pretty good. I used almond milk instead of water in the blender mixture. I sautéed another shallot with mushrooms and the spinach and then added the shells and sauce. I used this as a main dish. Next time I’ll add even more veggies so it’s not mainly pasta.
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    edwards 5 years ago
    Delicious ... Very tasted added broccoli instead 😍
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    Angela McDonal 5 years ago
    Pretty good but a little bland. Maybe needs more seasoning than listed?
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    Kong 5 years ago
    It was a good recipe in theory and looked amazing.... but it just wasn't the same lol. I'm currently transitioning into becoming vegan and thought this would be a great first step but it fell flat. Maybe my taste buds need to readjust to these types of flavors but this recipe definitely didn't sit well with my current palate.
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    Stefanie R. 6 years ago
    So yummy! Definitely needed a bit more water than 1/2 cup to thin it down a bit. But so far the best vegan mac&cheese recipe I tried.
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    Tina O. 6 years ago
    Absolutely delicious! Perfectly creamy, tastes amazing and takes no time to make. This goes straight on my list of weekday favorites.
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    Wendy Erickson 7 years ago
    Great dish, my teenager even loved it! We will definitely be adding this recipe to our favorites. I did not modify it at all.