Creamy Almond Mac and 'Cheese'

"The classic comfort dish with a healthy twist — using almonds for richness, potatoes for creaminess, and miso + nutritional yeast for a nutty ‘cheeze’ flavor."
-- @vegamelon

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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 3 servings

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  • 8 ounces gluten free pasta
  • 1 medium potato
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1/3 cup toasted almonds
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons miso
  • Salt, to taste
  • Lemon, juiced, to taste


  • Step 1

    Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhie, chop up the onion, carrot, and potato into small cubes. Place into a pot and cover with some water. Boil the veggies for 7-8 minutes, until fork-tender. Drain and cool slightly.

  • Step 3

    Combine the veggies and all the remaining ingredients in a food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy, adding more seasoning to taste, if needed.

  • Step 4

    Toss the sauce with your cooked pasta and serve warm. Enjoy!