Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Vegetarian
Vegan
Dairy Free
Health score
14%
Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
45 min.
6
314kcal
49.69%sweetness
66.11%saltiness
46.55%sourness
100%bitterness
45.07%savoriness
51.02%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 0.5 cup breadcrumbs 
  • 1.5 cup butternut squash pureed
  • box elbow macaroni 
  • tbsp nutritional yeast 
  • Dash pepper black
  • dash salt 
  • cups soymilk light
  • tablespoons country crock buttery spread 
  • cup vegan cheddar shreds daiya style
  • cups water 

Equipment

  • sauce pan
  • oven
  • whisk
  • pot
  • baking pan

Directions

  1. Begin by Preheating oven to 350Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over medium heat, add in elbows and cook until pasta is al dente.While waiting for pasta to cook begin preparing your sauce. In a medium size sauce pan, melt butter over medium heat, add in nutritional yeast and mix together to form a paste
  2. Add in soy milk, using a whisk combine together ingredients make sure your sauce is lump free, let simmer for 5 minute or until sauce begins to thicken
  3. Add is pureed butternut squash, thoroughly mix together ingredients to ensure everything is well blended (you may notice that the butternut squash also helps to thicken the sauce).Stir in Cheese, let sit for 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce has a creamy velvety smooth consistency.
  4. Remove Sauce from heat and let sit
  5. Drain pasta and add pasta to the cheese sauce, stir together and pour mixture into a greased 9 x 9 baking pan
  6. Sprinkle breadcrumbs over macaroni and cheese and let bake for 15 minutes or until cheese begins to bubble
  7. Serve Warm and enjoy this creamy Vegan home-style comfort food!

Nutrition Facts

Calories314kcal
Protein14.56%
Fat24.07%
Carbs61.37%

Properties

Glycemic Index
10.9
Glycemic Load
0.8
Inflammation Score
-10
Nutrition Score
16.598695652174%

Taste

Sweetness:
49.69%
Saltiness:
66.11%
Sourness:
46.55%
Bitterness:
100%
Savoriness:
45.07%
Fattiness:
51.02%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:314.07kcal
15.7%
Fat:8.31g
12.78%
Saturated Fat:2.1g
13.11%
Carbohydrates:47.65g
15.88%
Net Carbohydrates:43.43g
15.79%
Sugar:4.32g
4.8%
Cholesterol:0mg
0%
Sodium:324.96mg
14.13%
Protein:11.31g
22.62%
Vitamin A:4118.86IU
82.38%
Selenium:28.06µg
40.08%
Manganese:0.5mg
25.05%
Vitamin B3:4.25mg
21.24%
Vitamin E:2.99mg
19.91%
Calcium:169.45mg
16.95%
Fiber:4.22g
16.88%
Vitamin C:13.01mg
15.77%
Vitamin B6:0.3mg
15.08%
Vitamin B12:0.88µg
14.69%
Copper:0.28mg
13.96%
Vitamin B1:0.2mg
13.65%
Vitamin B2:0.22mg
13.09%
Folate:51.04µg
12.76%
Potassium:411.63mg
11.76%
Iron:2.02mg
11.25%
Phosphorus:97.71mg
9.77%
Magnesium:37.34mg
9.33%
Vitamin D:0.94µg
6.29%
Zinc:0.92mg
6.13%
Vitamin B5:0.35mg
3.52%
Vitamin K:2.34µg
2.23%
Source:Foodista