Sage Vegan Mac and Cheese

  • Author: Maury Crespo
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 portions 1x


This Sage Vegan Mac and Cheese recipe brings in the peppery and creamy notes of cauliflower and cashews to give a velvety deliciousness to Mac and Cheese. No animals required!



  • 2 cups pasta
  • 1 onion small dice
  • 2 cups Cauliflower (frozen is ok)
  • 2 cups Vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Sage
  • Rosemary
  • 1/4 cup Panko
  • White pepper
  • Smoked Paprika


  1. Cook the pasta al dente, drain and set aside
  2. In Olive oil, saute the onion until translucent and add the cauliflower.
  3. Add vegetable stock and cook until cauliflower is tender.
  4. Add the almonds and blend together in a food processor or vitamix blender.
  5. In a saucepan add the olive oil and flour to make a roux.
  6. Once the roux is done, take it off the fire and add a little bit of the cream at a time while stirring.
  7. Add the pasta and stir. Season to taste with white pepper, salt
  8. In a pan add the panko and toast over heat while stirring so it doesnt burn.
  9. Once cruncy, add smoked paprika and add the panko to the mac & cheese on the plate.

  • Category: Lunch
  • Cuisine: American