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Tofu Mac and Cheese Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This tofu mac and cheese recipe is a creamy vegan pasta with a thick and flavorful sauce made from silken tofu and roasted vegetables.  A high protein low calorie mac and cheese recipe that is plant based, vegetarian, dairy free, and SO yummy!
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This vegan tofu mac and cheese recipe is THE perfect guilt-free dinner when you need a little comfort food in your life.  The secret to a thick and creamy plant-based cheese sauce are the spices and flavor you get from blended roasted vegetables in the sauce. This pasta is super thick, creamy, and the sauce-to-noodle ratio is insane!  Seriously, these noodles are absolutely swimming in the sauce.  This is one fun and healthy mac and cheese dinner that you can feel good about eating!

This Tofu Mac and Cheese Recipe Is:

  • Creamy
  • Flavorful
  • Decadent
  • Secretly Healthy
  • Loaded with Hidden Vegetables
  • Nut Free and made without cashews or nuts
  • Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, and Gluten free

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Eat Seasonal with This Tofu Macaroni and Cheese Recipe!

This tpfu macaroni and cheese recipe is a great way to get in some seasonal summer produce!  Summer time means fresh garden tomatoes and zucchini, both of which are blended with tofu in a creamy sauce for this vegan macaroni and cheese. Combine all these amazing fresh ingredients into this healthy and delicious pasta. You can add some fresh herbs in the sauce too for a little extra zing!  Check out my favorite summer recipes here on The Herbeevore for other garden veggie favorites.

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What’s In This Vegan Tofu Mac and Cheese Recipe?

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Meal Prep Tofu Macaroni and Cheese Recipes For the Win!

This dairy free tofu macaroni and cheese is the perfect recipe for healthy homemade meal prep.  I am a huge fan of meal prepping, batch cooking, and making recipes ahead.  I love the convenience of cooking once and being able to enjoy healthy homemade meals during the week when I don’t have time. There’s a whole section of TheHerbeevore.com dedicated to my favorite tried & true meal prep recipes.  With just a little planning and prep, you can have a week’s worth of recipes ready in the time it would take to make one portion.  Just batch cook, divide into individual containers, and place in the fridge or freezer for later!  I also made a list of my favorite meal prep products on Amazon that I use weekly. They make cooking easy peasy.

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How Do I Make This Creamy Tofu Mac and Cheese Recipe?

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 Fahrenheit.
  2. Cook the pasta according to package instructions.  Drain and set aside.
  3. On a large Sheet pan, pour the olive oil and toss with the tofu, onion, garlic, tomatoes, zucchini, mustard powder, Italian seasoning, and salt.  Toss well so all the veggies are coated in the spices and oil.
  4. Roast the vegetables for 30 minutes, flipping halfway during cooking.
  5. Add the vegetables to a blender.  Pour in the nutritional yeast and soy milk milk.  Blend on high for 2 to 3 minutes until sauce is thick and creamy.  Add more milk for a thinner sauce.
  6. Taste and adjust seasoning as necessary.
  7. Pour sauce over cooked noodles, top with fresh parsley and enjoy!

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Other Healthy Vegan Pasta Recipes You’ll Love!

Vegan Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta Recipe (Nut Free, Dairy Free)

Peanut Curry Noodles Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Vegan Rasta Pasta Recipe (Sheet Pan Pasta, Gluten Free)

Tofu Bolognese Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free, High Protein)

Almond Milk Alfredo Sauce Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

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Tofu Mac and Cheese (Vegan, GF)

Kelly Jensen
This tofu mac and cheese recipe is a creamy vegan pasta with a thick and flavorful sauce made from silken tofu and roasted vegetables.  A high protein low calorie mac and cheese recipe that is plant based, vegetarian, dairy free, and SO yummy!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner, Pasta
Cuisine American, Italian, Vegan
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb pasta of choice use gluten free for a GF version
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 12 ounce package tofu
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic smashed
  • 1 small zucchini chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon tellicherry black pepper
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk or other plant-based milk of choice
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 425 Fahrenheit.
  • Cook the pasta according to package instructions.  Drain and set aside.
  • On a large Sheet pan, pour the olive oil and toss with the tofu, onion, garlic, tomatoes, zucchini, mustard powder, Italian seasoning, and salt.  Toss well so all the veggies are coated in the spices and oil.
  • Roast the vegetables for 30 minutes, flipping halfway during cooking.
  • Add the vegetables to a blender.  Pour in the nutritional yeast and almond milk.  Blend on high for 2 to 3 minutes until sauce is thick and creamy.  Add more milk for a thinner sauce.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning as necessary.
  • Pour sauce over cooked noodles, top with fresh parsley and enjoy!
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