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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.

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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.

Servings
SERVING

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

  1. 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.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, and toss with sauce.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 4
  • Calories 364
  • Carbohydrate Content 56 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 9 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 15 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 534 mg
  • Sugar Content 6 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g