Vegan Buffalo "Chicken" Mac n "Cheese"

High-Carb, High-Protein -

Vegan Buffalo "Chicken" Mac n "Cheese"

Yea, we get it. There's a lot of quotations in the title. That's because as a Vegan, you've got to deal with a lot of fake shit, but honestly that's a metaphor for life isn't it? 

Despite all the fake stuff..... this recipe is pretty delicious. It's creamy, and really feels substantial as a protein-packed meal to really fill you up and generate those gains. 

It's also DELICIOUS. Did we mention that? All too often we read vegan Mac n cheese recipes that look so hopeful, but end up tasting utterly bland. 

Do you trust me? Take my hand...... let us make a Vegan Mac n Cheese that doesnt taste like nothing. 

 : 4
 : 5 min
 : 20 min
 : 25 min

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups dry pasta
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil or vegan butter
  • 3 tbsp. all purpose flour (gluten free flour to make gluten free)
  • 2 cups rice milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp. vegan cream cheese
  • 1/4 block shredded cheddar cheese (or 1/2 cup pre-shredded cheese) We recommend Daiya for this recipe
  • 2 tbsp. vegan buffalo sauce (+ 1 tbsp. for the chick'n)
  • 1/2 cup pulled chick'n or vegan pork (you can substitute firm buffalo-seasoned tofu here if you'd like, but emphasis on the FIRM SEASONED!)

 

DIRECTIONS

STEP 1

  • Cook the pasta according to instructions on the package.
STEP 2
  • Heat the olive oil in a large sauce pan.


STEP 3 

  • Whisk in the flour until fully incorporated & let cook for about 2 minutes.
STEP 4 
  • Slowly mix in milk salt, garlic powder, onion powder and mustard until it is dissolved. Allow to heat for about a minute.
STEP 5
  •  Add buffalo sauce, cream cheese and cheddar cheese to the sauce.
STEP 6 
  • Heat on medium for five minutes, stirring occasionally.
STEP 7
  •  In a separate pan, sauté the chick’n or vegan pork (whatever you prefer) for about five minutes.
STEP 8
  •  Add the buffalo sauce to the chick’n.
STEP 9 
  • Add the chick’n & the cooked noodles to the sauce, stir. Let sit, off heat for about 5-10 minutes to let the sauce thicken.

 

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