Smoked Chipotle Goat Cheese Mac & Cheese

November 13, 2019—2 Comments
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On certain Fridays, Garden of Eydie reaches out and asks everyone what favorite recipe they want us to Plant Base for them.  Our very first friday, we got a request to create a recipe for Mac & Cheese with no gluten, no nuts and no nutritional yeast.   I said “No problem, just one question, can you have seeds?”

She said “yes”.  So I was able to use my secret weapon—Spero foods plant based smoked chipotle goat cheese, made out of sunflower seeds.  I used gluten-free brown rice pasta. Seriously…this is so good!

Smoked Chipotle Goat Cheese Mac & Cheese

Servings: 6
  • ¼ cup oat milk (recipe below)
  • 1 can pumpkin puree
  • 6 TB Spero smoked chipotle goat cheese
  • ½ tsp. Maple Syrup
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 3 TB Sunflower seed “parmesan cheeze” (recipe below)
  • ½ tsp. salt (optional)
  • 8 oz. Tinkyada brown rice pasta, or other brand
  • Paprika to sprinkle on top

Make The Sauce:

Preheat oven to 375℉

  •  In a high speed blender place oat milk, pumpkin puree, goat cheese and maple syrup.  Blend until smooth.
  • Pour in large bowl.  Stir in 3 TB sunflower “parm”, nutmeg, black pepper, red pepper flakes and salt if you need it.
  • In an 8” square Pyrex dish or other baking dish, sprinkle 1 TB sunflower “parm” on the bottom of the dish.  Pour mac & cheese mixture on top and sprinkle paprika to cover.
  • Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned on top.

Watch your guests give it a thumbs up!

Oat Milk:

  • 1/2 cup gluten free rolled oats
  • 2 cups water

Place in a high speed blender and process for 30 seconds.  Pour  oat milk in a nut bag over a 4 cup measuring cup and squeeze liquid out.

Sunflower Seed “Parm”:

  • 4 TB roasted, unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 1 TB garlic powder

Place in a spice grinder and process to a sandy texture.

  1. Kate says:

    This recipe looks absolutely delicious! And to think it is gluten free, nut free, and nutritional yeast free! You just made my week. THANK YOU!!!

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