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Vegan Mac and Cheese

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Ready In35 mins
Servings: 4


  • 3 cups macaroni pasta
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 ½ cups pumpkin purée
  • 1 T tapioca flour
  • 1 T garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 t onion powder
  • 1 T Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup plant-based milk
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large pot, bring water to a boil and add the pasta. Cook as directed on the packaging.
  • Add the olive oil and garlic to a large saucepan, and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add the milk, onion powder, and tapioca flour. Cook for another 5 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add the nutritional yeast, the pumpkin purée, and Dijon mustard to the sauce. Mix well to combine everything.
  • Add the cooked pasta to the saucepan, and mix well to cover the pasta with the sauce.
  • Garnish with green onions or herbs of choice and serve warm.