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Mac ‘N’ "Cheese" With Nutritional Yeast

It's time to get cheesy with this classic creamy mac n' cheese recipe! This dish is comfort food at its finest. Plus, it's so easy to make, you'll have a meal that's sure to please everyone at the table!

Tasty Team
84% would make again


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

  • Calories 434
  • Fat 8g
  • Carbs 72g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Protein 17g

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!
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