Fancy Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Fancy Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Servings: 3

Ingredients

Pasta

  • 2 cups elbow macaroni or any other pasta
  • 2 tbsp vegan butter

Topping

  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • cup finely chopped walnuts
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp thyme

Sauce

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp salt
  • cup nutritional yeast
  • a garlic clove
  • ½ tsp chili paste
  • 1 ½ cups oat milk

Instructions

Pasta

  • In a pot, cook the pasta in boiling water for about 7-10 minutes.
  • Drain and pour the pasta back in the pot, and mix in the vegan butter.

Topping

  • In a medium bowl, mix all the ingredients together.

Sauce

  • In a blender, mix all the ingredients together.
  • Pour the sauce into the pasta and mix well.
  • Transfer the pasta to an 8×8 baking dish.
  • Add the topping evenly on top of the pasta.
  • Bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes.
  • You can also broil for about 1-2 minutes (be careful not to burn the top).