Vegan Tahini Mac & Cheese
Vegan Tahini Mac & Cheese has a similar mouthfeel to traditional mac and cheese, but of course, without any dairy! With a velvety texture and full of robust flavor, our vegan mac and cheese hides veggies, making it a dish you’ll want to feed to your family, and enjoy yourself!
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 large white potatoes, peeled and diced
2 carrots, peeled and diced
½ cup diced sweet onion
1 cup water
¼ cup Soom Premium Tahini
⅓ cup canola oil
1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
1½ Tbsp nutritional yeast
1 tsp sea salt
½ tsp minced garlic
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
¼ tsp yellow mustard powder
¼ tsp cracked pepper
16 oz. elbow pasta
Boil water for pasta in a large pot.
Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large non-stick skillet. Add potatoes, carrots, onion and 1 cup water to the skillet. Cover and cook over medium heat, until tender. Drain excess water, if any.
Transfer vegetables to a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth. Add tahini, canola oil, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, sea salt, minced garlic, cayenne pepper, yellow mustard powder, cracked pepper, and 3/4 cup water to the blender. Pulse until fully integrated. Taste and adjust seasonings to preference. Thin with hot water, if desired.
Cook pasta in a pot of boiling water according to manufacturer instructions and drain.
Add sauce, stirring to evenly coat noodles. Serve warm.
Dietary Preferences: Dairy-Free, Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Kosher, Family-Friendly; can be made Gluten-Free