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Cheesiest Vegan Mac and Cheese

A classic comforting dish now made vegan! With a smooth mix of our Original Oat Melt and Smoked Oat Cheese, this recipe will become a go to for a mid-week hunger buster.

Ingredients

250g macaroni
1 tbsp + 60g Cultured Oat Butter
50g plain flour
750ml plant-based milk
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp smoky paprika
1 tsp onion powder
200g Original Oat Melt
100g Smoked Oat Cheese
¾ tsp salt
2/3 cup (40g) panko breadcrumbs

Method

  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Add macaroni and cook until just al dente.
  2. Drain, return pasta to pot, add 1 tbsp Cultured Oat Butter and toss until melted. Set aside to cool whilst making the sauce.
  3. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  4. In a large saucepan melt Cultured Oat Butter over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute.
  5. Add about 1 cup of the milk and mix to dissolve the paste into the milk. Then add remaining milk and mix until smooth. Use a whisk if you have any lumps.
  6. Mix in salt, paprika, and onion powder.
  7. Cook, stirring or whisking regularly for 5 – 8 minutes until thickened to a creamy consistency.
  8. Remove from heat, stir through the grated Original Oat Melt, and half of the Smoked Oat Cheese. Season to taste with salt and white pepper.
  9. Add cooked macaroni, then stir and pour into a greased baking dish.
  10. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and remaining grated Smoked Oat Cheese. Bake for 25 minutes or until top is light golden.
  11. Serve at once.
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