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Mac ‘N’ "Cheese" With Nutritional Yeast

by Crystal Hatchfeatured in WTF Is Nutritional Yeast?

Under 30 min

Under 30 min


for 4 servings

  • 2 tablespoons butter, or butter substitute
  • ½ medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup milk (235 mL), or unsweetened nut milk
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast (30 g)
  • 2 cups dry elbow pasta (200 g), prepared

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 444
    Fat 9g
    Carbs 71g
    Fiber 4g
    Sugar 6g
    Protein 16g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, add butter and allow to melt. Once melted, add onion and cook until soft.
  2. Add flour, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika, and stir until combined.
  3. Slowly add in milk, whisking as you pour. Cook for 3-5 minutes, whisking frequently until thickened.
  4. Add nutritional yeast and whisk to combine.
  5. Add cooked pasta to the sauce and combine well, adding a little more milk if necessary to reach desired creaminess and serve.
  6. Enjoy!