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Mac and Cheese Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Mac and Cheese

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Mac and Cheese

The “cheese” sauce is thickened with rice flour, making it both vegan and gluten free. This recipe was a winner in our 2008 Restaurant Poll, and is a popular entrée at the kid-friendly Vita Café in Portland, Oregon.

  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups plain soymilk
  • 2 1/2 Tbs. white rice flour
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. large flake nutritional yeast
  • 1 1/2 tsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbs. granulated garlic
  • 1 Tbs. granulated onion
  • 2 Tbs. nonhydrogenated vegan margarine, melted
  • 1 tsp. yellow mustard
  • 1 8-oz. pkg. rotelli (corkscrew) pasta

Preparation

Whisk together soymilk, rice flour, yeast, soy sauce, granulated garlic, and granulated onion in saucepan. Simmer 4 minutes, or until thickened, whisking constantly. Whisk in margarine and mustard, and simmer 10 minutes more.

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, and toss with sauce.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 364
  • Carbohydrate Content: 56 g
  • Fat Content: 9 g
  • Fiber Content: 3 g
  • Protein Content: 15 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 534 mg
  • Sugar Content: 6 g