7 Vegetarian Mac & Cheese Recipes for Winter

When it comes to comfort food, a steaming hot bowl of mac & cheese will always sit at the top of our list. Here are 7 vegetarian twists on this comfort classic.
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Mac-and-Cheese-Style Cauliflower

Mac-and-Cheese-Style Cauliflower

Mac-and-Cheese-Style Cauliflower

Get all the creamy, cheesy goodness of mac and cheese—without the high starch content of macaroni.

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Spinach Mac & Cheese

Spinach Mac & Cheese

Spinach Mac & Cheese

This baked pasta dish is a healthful interpretation of the kids' favorite.

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Roasted Butternut Mac Un-Cheese

Butternut Squash

Butternut squash and cashews combine to make the creamy sauce for this mac uncheese. For a variation, add cooked green vegetables, such as broccoli or peas.

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Rigatoni Torte with Ricotta and Fall Vegetables

Rigatoni Torte with Ricotta and Fall Vegetables

Rigatoni Torte with Ricotta and Fall Vegetables

Packed with autumn flavors, this impressive main dish is mac-and-cheese elevated to its highest form.

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Two-Way Macaroni and Cheese

Two-Way Macaroni and Cheese

Two-Way Macaroni and Cheese

Our delicious recipe makes two versions. For the kids, there's a straightforward mac-cheese that's sure to encourage second helpings. For the adults, we've added chopped spinach and a sliced tomato—wonderful foils for sharp cheddar cheese.

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Low-Cal Mac & Cheese

Low-Cal Mac & Cheese

Low-Cal Mac & Cheese

The secret to slimming down this classic recipe? Finding just the right proportions for the cream sauce and cheese. For extra flavor and crunch, try folding in chopped green onion and sprinkling breadcrumbs on top.

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Tetrazzini Mac

Tetrazzini Mac

Tetrazzini Mac

A touch of sherry and ground roasted almonds elevate this creamy noodle casserole to company fare. Serve with a crisp green salad for a delicious meal.

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