Homemade Baked Macaroni and "Cheese"

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Pastas, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 428.56 kcal

Equipment

  • Stove
  • Food Processor or Blender
  • Oven

Ingredients
  

  • 12 oz Tinkyada elbow macaroni Brand: Tinkyada
  • 1 block silken tofu
  • 1 cup soy milk NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice fresh squeezed, no added sugar or preservatives
  • 1 tbsp miso
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp Earth Balance Butter
  • 1 cup bread crumbs no preservatives
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Prepare the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain well and place in a large casserole dish.
  • Add the tofu, soy milk, tahini, lemon juice, miso, garlic powder, onion powder, and nutritional yeast into the food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy consistency, making sure to scrap the sides.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the tofu mixture in with the macaroni.
  • In a small skillet, add the butter and bread crumbs, mixing to coat well. Spread the bread crumbs over the top of the macaroni mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until lightly toasted.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Homemade Baked Macaroni and "Cheese"
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 428.56 Calories from Fat 112
% Daily Value*
Fat 12.4g19%
Saturated Fat 2.51g16%
Sodium 411.81mg18%
Potassium 364.85mg10%
Carbohydrates 64.03g21%
Fiber 5.03g21%
Sugar 2.08g2%
Protein 16.96g34%
Vitamin A 93.61IU2%
Vitamin B1 4.93mg329%
Vitamin B2 5.13mg302%
Vitamin B3 30.86mg154%
Vitamin B5 0.18mg2%
Vitamin B6 5.68mg284%
Vitamin B12 22.6µg377%
Vitamin C 2.11mg3%
Vitamin E 0.04mg0%
Vitamin K 3.16µg3%
Calcium 126.29mg13%
Copper 0.23mg12%
Folate 55.23µg14%
Iron 3.61mg20%
Manganese 0.48mg24%
Magnesium 37.36mg9%
Phosphorus 131.17mg13%
Selenium 12.81µg18%
Zinc 1.1mg7%
Ess-Methionine 125.5mg
Ess-Tryptophan 113mg
Ess-Threonine 284.33mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 366.83mg
Ess-Arginine 535mg
Ess-Lysine 371.66mg
Ess-Leucine 556.5mg
Ess-Isoleucine 339.66mg
Ess-Histidine 198.5mg
Ess-Valine 368.5mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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