Creamy Pumpkin Mac 'n' Cheese
Creamy Pumpkin Mac 'n' Cheese
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 8 hr 20 min
  • total: 8 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Amazing, creamy, flavorful pumpkin mac 'n' cheese made with 10 simple ingredients! The perfect dairy- and gluten-free entrée for fall and the holiday season!

    Ingredients

    • 1 (2-3-lb) sugar or pie pumpkin (or sub 2 cups (450 g) canned pumpkin puree*)
    • optional: 1 Tbsp (15 ml) avocado or coconut oil
    • 2 cloves garlic (6 g or 1 Tbsp)
    • 2 Tbsp (14 g) arrowroot starch
    • 1-1 1/4 cup (240-300 ml) unsweetened plain almond or rice milk (start with 1 cup)
    • 1/2 tsp sea salt
    • 2-3 Tbsp (4-6 g) chopped sage or thyme (I used half thyme, half sage)
    • 4-5 Tbsp (12-15 g) nutritional yeast
    • 3-4 Tbsp (15-20 g) vegan parmesan cheese
    • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice
    • optional: 1/4 tsp red pepper flake or cayenne pepper
    • 10 ounces (283 g) gluten-free pasta (I love Bionaturae pastas and Trader Joe’s gluten-free fusilli)
    • Vegan parmesan cheese
    • Fresh sage sautéed in oil over medium heat for 1 minute or until just slightly browned
    • Pine nuts

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1270 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 50 g 76.57%
    • Saturated Fat: 8 g 39.18%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 70 mg 23.2%
    • Sodium: 827 mg 34.48%
    • Calcium: 275 mg 27.46%
    • Potassium: 882 mg 25.19%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 38.72%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 170 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 18 g 73.04%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 50 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 7 g
    • Vitamin A 608.02%
    • Vitamin C 13.13%
    • Vitamin D 0.39%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch9
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq

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