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Vegan Broccoli Mac and Cheese
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4.91 from 10 votes

Vegan Broccoli Mac and Cheese

A family-friendly, easy, and quick dinner for your busy evenings packed full of flavor and nutritional ingredients.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course, pasta
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegan Broccoli Mac and Cheese
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 542kcal

Ingredients

  • 150 g cashews soaked
  • 400 ml water or stock
  • 4 tablespoon yeast flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon white miso
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 200 g broccoli cut in florets
  • Breadcrumbs
  • 300 g vegan pasta

Instructions

  • Combine in a blender the soaked cashews, water, yeast flakes, lemon juice, dijon mustard, miso paste, turmeric, salt and pepper and blend until you have a smooth consistency.
  • In a large pot bring salted water to boil and add the macaroni pasta. Steam the broccoli for 4 minutes over the pasta water. Before you drain the pasta, save some of the starchy water.
  • Mix the pasta, broccoli and sauce in a large pot or pan and adjust the consistency with the reserved starchy water. Transfer to a baking dish, sprinkle with the breadcrumbs and grill in the oven until the breadcrumbs are toasted.

Nutrition

Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 76g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 757mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 314IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 5mg