Creamy Eggplant Mac ‘n’ Cheese

2.8 (24 reviews)

Creamy Eggplant Mac ‘n’ Cheese

  • Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cook Time 25 minutes
  • Servings 4


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 eggplant, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • Pinch salt 
  • Pinch pepper 
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 3 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 5 cups cooked macaroni noodles


  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the eggplant, salt, and pepper and sauté until soft and slightly brown, about 5 minutes.
  • In a blender or food processor, combine the eggplant, almond milk, garlic, cornstarch, nutritional yeast, and paprika and blend until smooth.
  • Combine the cooked noodles and “cheese” sauce in a large saucepan, heat over medium heat until warmed through, and serve.
Rated 2.8/5 based on 24 reviews

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