Homemade Vegan Mac & Cheese Powder

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4.41 from 5 votes

Homemade Vegan Mac & Cheese Powder

Makes about 1 cup of powder which is enough for 4 cups of uncooked macaroni noodles (about 4 boxes). But feel free to multiply or reduce the recipe as you see fit. Then just store your jar of Homemade Vegan Mac & Cheese Powder in your pantry until ready for use.
My Notes:
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Meal Type: dinner, Lunch
Special: 10 Ingredients or Less, 30 Minutes or Less, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Nut-Free, Oil-Free, Soy-Free
Servings: 4 (makes 1 cup of powder)
Calories: 84kcal
Ingredients
To make homemade vegan mac & cheese powder:
  • 3/4 cup(s) nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 cup(s) all-purpose flour (sub whole wheat or all-purpose gluten-free flour if preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon(s) white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon(s) paprika
  • 2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 teaspoon(s) onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) turmeric
To prepare vegan mac & cheese:
  • 1 cup(s) uncooked macaroni noodles (gluten-free if preferred)
  • 3/4 cup(s) plant-based milk (such a s soy or almond)
Instructions
To make the vegan mac & cheese powder:
  • Add all of the ingredients to an air-tight container. Stir or shake well to combine. Store in your pantry until needed. 
To prepare vegan mac & cheese
  • Cook the macaroni noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse the pasta. Return the pot to the stove (heat off) and pour in the plant-based milk and 1/4 cup of Homemade Vegan Mac & Cheese Powder and whisk together. Turn the heat back on to medium-high heat and whisk while cooking until the sauce thickens, 2 - 5 minutes. Add the cooked pasta to the pot along with the cheese sauce and stir to combine. 
Notes
Soy-Free: To keep this recipe soy-free, choose almond or oat milk rather than soy milk. 
Nutrition
Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 6g | Sodium: 873mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 490IU | Iron: 1.3mg
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