Spicy Mac & "Cheese"

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Prep Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course, Pastas, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 515.68 kcal


  • Stove


  • 2 tbsp Earth Balance butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika powder
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/3 cup flour whole wheat, no bleached flour
  • 1 tbsp tapioca starch
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp sriracha NO SODIUM BENZOATE, more to taste
  • 1 cup Tinkyada macaroni pasta Brand: Tinkyada
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp fresh chives chopped


  • Heat the butter in a small pot over low heat.
  • Whisk in the paprika, curry, salt, flour, and tapioca starch. Lastly whisk in nutritional yeast. Consistency should be clumpy.
  • In a separate pot begin boiling water for your pasta. Cook times may vary depending on type of pasta so cook as directed on your packaging.
  • Slowly whisk in 1/2 cup water into sauce on low heat until it gets to the stage of thinly melted "cheese". Add sriracha to taste.
  • Combine cooked pasta and sauce using any saved pasta water to thin out the sauce if necessary.
  • Plate the mac & "cheese" and sprinkle it with chives and cayenne. Enjoy your spicy treat.


ALERT!!!! This recipe should only be used by people on the 1800 or 2000 calorie plan, and by those that are just eating a plant-based diet, and not on a weight-loss plan.

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Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Mac & "Cheese"
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 515.68 Calories from Fat 121
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.45g21%
Saturated Fat 3.5g22%
Sodium 788.78mg34%
Potassium 626.6mg18%
Carbohydrates 76.98g26%
Fiber 10.39g43%
Sugar 0.38g0%
Protein 21.13g42%
Vitamin A 191.8IU4%
Vitamin B1 18.7mg1247%
Vitamin B2 19.75mg1162%
Vitamin B3 105.11mg526%
Vitamin B5 0.01mg0%
Vitamin B6 23.3mg1165%
Vitamin B12 90.1µg1502%
Vitamin C 0.91mg1%
Vitamin E 0.25mg2%
Vitamin K 4.73µg5%
Calcium 17.39mg2%
Folate 2µg1%
Iron 4.25mg24%
Manganese 0.02mg1%
Magnesium 2.23mg1%
Phosphorus 2.89mg0%
Selenium 0.12µg0%
Zinc 0.02mg0%
Ess-Methionine 1.12mg
Ess-Tryptophan 0.5mg
Ess-Threonine 2.25mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 3.25mg
Ess-Arginine 4.75mg
Ess-Lysine 3.75mg
Ess-Leucine 4.87mg
Ess-Isoleucine 3.25mg
Ess-Histidine 1.5mg
Ess-Valine 4mg
* 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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