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Sweet Potato Mac + Cheese

Makes 6 servings

Macros: 320 cal, fat 2g, carbs 64g, protein 14g, fibre 10g


1 14-ounce package dried whole grain macaroni

1 large sweet potato (12 ounces), peeled and chopped

1 cup chopped onion

½ cup unsweetened plant-based milk, such as almond, soy, coconut, or rice

½ cup nutritional yeast

2 cloves garlic, minced

½ teaspoon grated whole nutmeg

½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

Sea salt, to taste

Freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. In a large pot cook macaroni according to package directions; drain. Transfer macaroni to a large bowl.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan cook sweet potato, covered, in enough boiling water to cover 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; drain.

  3. For sauce, in a blender or food processor combine sweet potato and onion. Cover and blend or process until smooth, adding enough of the milk to reach a creamy consistency. Add yeast, garlic, nutmeg, and rosemary. Cover and blend or process just until combined. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Pour sauce over cooked macaroni; stir to coat. Transfer to a 2-qt. square baking dish. Bake 15 minutes or until top starts to brown.

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