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Vegan Mac & Cheese

Vegan Baked Macaroni & Cheese

This Vegan Macaroni and Cheese is creamy, delicious and so easy! It's the perfect dairy-free side dish to any meal.
Course Vegan
Cuisine American
Keyword Vegan Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 16 oz elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup cashews plus 2 cups water
  • 1 large yellow potato peeled & sliced
  • 1 cup baby carrots or two large carrots, peeled
  • 1 large yellow onion chopped
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 1/2 cup non dairy milk I used a rice & quinoa blend
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp hot sauce
  • 2 cups vegan cheese


  • Bring 2 cups of water to a boil, then add in the cashews.
  • Remove the pot from the heat, and let the cashews soak for 1 hour.
  • Add the potatoes, carrots, and garlic into a bake dish.
  • Drizzle the olive oil, all over the veggies the cover.
  • Roast the veggies in the oven on 400, for 20 minutes or until tender.
  • Boil the pasta until al dente, then drain.
  • Add the carrots, potatoes, garlic, cashews, non dairy milk, nutritional yeast, seasoning salt, and hot sauce into a food processor, or blender.
  • Puree the ingredients.
  • Lightly oil a bake dish, then add in the pasta.
  • Pour in the "cheese sauce", and sprinkle in 1 cup of vegan cheese.
  • Fold the ingredients, then top off with remaining vegan cheese.
  • Bake in the oven uncovered on 350 F for 20 minutes.
  • Serve & enjoy!