Sweet Potato Vegan Mac And Cheese

Easy to prepare and cheesy sweet potato vegan mac and cheese. This irresistible vegan mac and cheese, so comforting made with a yummy sweet potato cashew cheese sauce that is rich and creamy.

Sweet Potato Vegan Mac And Cheese
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Easy Sweet Potato Vegan Mac And Cheese

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After making my classic Vegan Mac And Cheese and my Instant Pot Chili Mac And Cheese recipe, I couldn't stop there. I decided to bring you a healthy version of macaroni and cheese with sweet potato for the fall.

Sweet Potato is rich in nutrients so it helps to boost the nutritional value of the macaroni and cheese and adds a pretty orange color to the dish. It is a great way to add vegetables to your kid's meals.

Vegan sweet potato mac and cheese comes together so easily. I used gluten-free brown rice pasta but you can use your favorite pasta and follow the directions on the package to cook it.

How To Make Sweet Potato Vegan Mac And Cheese

  1. To make sweet potato mac and cheese, peel, cut sweet potato in chunks and boil them until fork tender. Boil pasta according to package directions in a large pot until al dente, drain and return to the pot.
  2. Drain sweet potato chunks, add to a high-speed blender with almond milk, cashews, yeast flakes, garlic, onion powder, tahini, lemon juice, and salt. Process until smooth and creamy. Set aside.
  3. Pour cheese sauce over pasta and stir until fully coated. If needed you can heat pasta while stirring.

Sweet Potato Mac And Cheese is delicious served with

For More Sweet Potato recipes, check out our Sweet Potato Souffle, Sweet Potato Pie, Sweet Potato Pudding, Sweet Potato Broccoli Salad and  Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Sweet Potatoes.

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Per portion
Energy:
390 kcal / 1630 kJ
Fat:
9 g
Protein:
17 g
Carbohydrate:
59 g

Ingredients

For: 3 Servings
Preparation:
20 min
Cooking:
20 min
Ready in:
40 min

Instructions

  1. In a medium pot, boil sweet potato chunks until fork tender, about 10 minutes. Boil pasta according to package directions in a large pot until al dente, drain and return to the pot.

  2. Drain sweet potato chunks, add to a high-speed blender with almond milk, cashews, yeast flakes, garlic, onion powder, tahini, lemon juice, and salt. Process until smooth and creamy. Set aside.

  3. Pour cheese sauce over pasta and stir until fully coated. If needed you can heat pasta while stirring.

Notes

Vegan Sweet Potato Mac And Cheese

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2 Comments
  1. Ellen Lederman
    October 26, 2018

    This sound great! First mac and “cheese” I’ve seen with sweet potato. I will make thsi in the very near future. Probably add some roasted brussel sprouts to it.

    I’ve never seen/heard of your blog until today–when someone posted in FB and linked to your tiramusu. I am so impressed with your blog! I’ll be returning to it time and time again.

    • Michelle Blackwood
      October 26, 2018

      I’m happy you found my blog Ellen, thank you. I have been around over 7 years now.