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Healthy Creamy Mac & Cheese (DF/GF)

Healthy Creamy Mac & Cheese (DF/GF)

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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 box of Gluten Free pasta

  • 1/4 Sweet Onion (minced)

  • 2 cloves Garlic or 1 tsp minced garlic

  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast

  • 1 tbsp arrowroot starch (this works best but in a pinch, you can use regular flour)

  • 1/4 cup Dairy Free Milk

  • 1/4 tsp sea salt and black pepper

  • 1-2 tbsp of any creamy Dairy Free sauce/dressing you have! -- optional for some extra creamyness and flavor! (i used DF ranch!)

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Directions:

  1. Cook pasta according to directions

  2. Saute onion and garlic in sauce pan or cast iron until onions are translucent. Add in arrowroot and whisk until completely combined

  3. Add in milk and whisk until combined (will be clumpy)

  4. Transfer to a blender and add in in salt, pepper, yeast and "special sauce"

  5. Blend until completely creamy

  6. Taste and adjust if needed

  7. Add back to warm skillet and stir until creamy and warm again (it will start to thicken up)

  8. Drain pasta (keeping 1/2 cup of pasta water)

  9. Add in cooked pasta and coat pasta completely

  10. If sauce is too thick, add in a little pasta water to get the pasta to coat evenly

  11. Optional: Top with any preferred vegan shredded cheese and broil in oven on high for 5 minutes to get the top cheese all crispy!

 

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