In The Bender Kitchen: Chef Mark Minotti cooks up vegan mac and cheese

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Vegetarian Chef Mark Minotti from The Musical Forest Cafe puts a spin on the classic mac and cheese.

Vegan Mac and Cheese

Ingredients:

1/3 Cup Cashew or Almond Milk
1 Tbsp Vegan Mayonnaise
2 cups cooked of pasta
1/4 teaspoon Salt or to taste
2 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast
1/4 cup Vegan Cheese
Olive Oil or Non stick Cooking Spray

Directions:

  • Add a small amount of olive oil or non-stick cooking spray to fry pan.
  • Place pasta (cooked prior) in the pan and heat on med heat.
  • Add vegan mayo, cashew or almond milk and stir.
  • Add nutritional yeast next till all are blended.
  • Add vegan Cheese to pasta, melt and season to taste.
  • For added texture and crunch, sprinkle Panko Bread Crumbs
  • Plate and serve.

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