Vegan Penne Mac ‘n Cheese

This Vegan Penne Mac 'n Cheese is my new starch-based comfort food. With a creamy sauce and hearty penne pasta, this dish is sure to become a favorite.
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Macaroni and cheese is one of my favorite comfort foods. So I knew I had to find a substitution when I went plant-based. After trial and error, this Penne Mac ‘n Cheese is now my new starch-based comfort food.

Vegan Penne Mac ‘n Cheese

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 70 min Cook Time 15 min Total Time 1 hr 25 mins Servings: 2

Description

This Penne Mac 'n Cheese is my new starch-based comfort food. With a creamy sauce and hearty penne pasta, this dish is sure to become a favorite.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Soak cashews in water for one hour. Drain and rinse.

  2. Boil penne pasta according to package directions.

    You can substitute any other pasta of your choice.
  3. Blend remaining ingredients in blender. Add water if too thick. Blend until smooth.

  4. You can use the cheese sauce at room temperature or heat briefly in a saucepan over low heat.

  5. Pour cheese sauce over penne pasta and serve immediately. Sprinkle with vegan parmesan cheese, if desired. 

  6. Store leftover cheese sauce in a mason jar in the fridge for up to a week.

Keywords: main dish, kid friendly, vegan, vegetarian, oil-free, lunch, dinner, plant based

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