Ultimate Vegan Mac and Cheese

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
YIELD: 6 1 c
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • 1.Steam or boil the potatoes & carrots until tender (about 8-10 minutes). Drain and set aside.
  • 2.Place macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water. Cook until al dente & according to package directions (about 9-10 minutes). Drain and set aside.
  • 3.Drain & rinse cashews and discard water. Now place all ingredients in a high-powered blender (except garlic & butter). Blend until potatoes, carrots & cashews have completely broken down & sauce is smooth, about 1-2 minutes. Set aside.
  • 4.Heat up butter in large pan over medium heat. When melted, add garlic & sauté for 1-2 minutes, until lightly brown (be careful not to burn).
  • 5.Pour in cheese sauce and cook for 4-5 minutes, until sauce thickens up and becomes slightly stretchy. Stir often to prevent burning. If it's too thick, add a small amount of broth & stir. Taste for seasoning, and add more if needed.
  • 6.Now add pasta and gently toss to coat. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
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