Macaroni-and-‘Cheese’ Casserole

3.1 (58 reviews)

Macaroni-and-‘Cheese’ Casserole



  • 3 1/2 cups  elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup vegan margarine
  • 1/2 cup  flour
  • 3 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1-2 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup nutritional yeast flakes
  • Paprika, to taste


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Cook the elbow macaroni according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • In a saucepan, melt the margarine over low heat. Whisk in the flour.
  • Continue whisking over medium heat until smooth and bubbly.
  • Whisk in the boiling water, salt, soy sauce, garlic powder, and turmeric.
  • Continue whisking until dissolved. Once thick and bubbling, whisk in the oil and the nutritional yeast flakes.
  • Mix 3/4 of the sauce with the noodles and place in a casserole dish. Cover with the remaining sauce and sprinkle with the paprika.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Broil for a few minutes until crisp.

Makes 5 servings

Rated 3.1/5 based on 58 reviews

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