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High-Protein Vegan Mac and Cheese

vegan mac and cheese

Wouldn’t it be great if mac & cheese could be low-fat and healthy? This kid-approved recipe is definitely a smart choice for your little ones, and for grown-ups, too!

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High-Protein Vegan Mac & Cheese

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 433kcal

Equipment

  • Pot
  • High-speed blender
  • Bowl

Ingredients

  • 12 oz macaroni dry
  • 0.5 cup peas canned
  • 1 head broccoli finely chopped
  • 150 g silken tofu soft
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp coconut milk canned
  • 1 tsp vegan butter optional
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 0.5 tsp paprika
  • 0.25 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp yellow mustard

Instructions

  • Blend all ingredients together (except macaroni and vegetables) in a high-speed blender, until completely smooth.
  • Fill your pot 3/4 of the way full with water, then add sea salt.
  • Add pasta, and boil until soft or "al dente".
  • Drain pasta, rinse, and set aside in a clean bowl.
  • Fill your pot once again with filtered water, then boil your broccoli until cooked, but not completely soft or mushy.
  • Mix together pasta and broccoli. Then, drain your can of peas, and mix into pasta as well.
  • Pour your cheese sauce over the pasta, mix well, and serve!

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1230mg | Potassium: 857mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1321IU | Vitamin C: 143mg | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 3mg

Patricia Maroday

Hi I'm Patricia. Vegan lifestyle Coach. Blogger. Soccer mom to a son who thinks I am a vegan scientist. I just want to encourage people to try out the vegan lifestyle their way and making a global impact together. Join my movement!

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