Chef Brad’s Exquisite Mac and Cheese Recipe

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Hi y’all!

For everyone who enjoyed “The Westagram” taco at Sunday’s lunch buffet with that exquisite mac and cheese, Chef Brad from the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center has kindly shared his recipe for the cheese sauce with us.

*kneels down to thank the mac and cheese gods and goddesses*

The Westagram!
Mac and cheese taco! Photo by @neatnnutritious

Chef Brad’s Mac & Cheese Sauce

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons coconut oil

2 tablespoons flour

2 cups hemp milk

1 cup nutritional yeast

2 teaspoons dijon mustard

2 teaspoons sriracha (vegan-Sky Valley)

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Melt coconut oil over medium heat, then add flour and mix to make a roux
  2. Allow to cook for 5 minutes, then add milk and stir well to keep mixture smooth
  3. Allow to cook for a few minutes, until sauce comes to a simmer
  4. Add nutritional yeast, dijon, sriracha, and spices
  5. Add additional milk if the sauce is too thick for your taste
  6. Adjust flavor with more salt or pepper if you desire
  7. Boil vegan pasta and mix with cheese sauce

20 thoughts on “Chef Brad’s Exquisite Mac and Cheese Recipe

    ameyfm said:
    June 4, 2015 at 9:57 am

    This is SO RAD. Thank you so much and also thanks so much to Chef Brad and his delicious food all weekend! So gracious of him to share with us. I”m almost never a fan of vegan mac n cheese (sorry friends), and I totally loved this stuff. Yay!

      janessapk responded:
      June 4, 2015 at 10:24 am

      I love all mac and cheese, and this one is one of my all time faves now!

    lazysmurf said:
    June 4, 2015 at 10:02 am

    Awesome! Can I share this recipe on the taco cleanse blog?

      janessapk responded:
      June 4, 2015 at 10:23 am

      Absolutely!

    Cadry's Kitchen said:
    June 4, 2015 at 10:03 am

    This mac and cheese was so good, I had to go back for seconds. I am excited that I can make it at home now. Thanks for following up with Chef Brad, and thank you to him for sharing it with us!

      janessapk responded:
      June 4, 2015 at 10:24 am

      I can’t wait to see your pics of it, Cadry!

    Janie said:
    June 4, 2015 at 10:08 am

    Thanks for sharing! Going to whip up a gluten-free version of this wonder dish!

      janessapk responded:
      June 4, 2015 at 10:24 am

      Yes! He also shared his chia and cashew yogurt recipe if anyone is interested!

    Randi said:
    June 4, 2015 at 10:14 am

    Yesssss thank you!

      janessapk responded:
      June 4, 2015 at 10:25 am

      I can’t wait to see pics of everyone’s versions start coming in!

    dontfearthevegan said:
    June 4, 2015 at 10:29 am

    Awesome mac & cheese, and awesome pic too! looks like somebody took Hannah’s class on food styling🙂

    Jean of all Trades said:
    June 4, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    I’m so glad I can recreate this at home. It was an amazing dish. I wanted to pile it high and eat nothing else🙂

    Kimberly L said:
    June 4, 2015 at 2:54 pm

    say what! I had no idea the recipe was that simple! Gosh…the flavor went on for days! Thanks chef for an amazing weekend of flavor and fun!

    missannmai | plantcrush.co said:
    June 4, 2015 at 3:10 pm

    Thank you so much for posting this!!! SO much love! And I love how simple the recipe is!!

    Julia said:
    June 4, 2015 at 4:25 pm

    What brand of hemp milk? The only one I can find is unsweetend original and it has vanilla?😦

    RunCrissieRun said:
    June 4, 2015 at 6:02 pm

    Oh yum!!! Now if only we can get that coconut panna cotta!!!

    Vegan News You Can Use (June 7, 2015) said:
    June 7, 2015 at 7:40 am

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    Robyn said:
    June 7, 2015 at 5:59 pm

    Allergy to coconut peanuts & tree nuts. Substitutions for the coconut oil?? Thanks very much robyn

    […] If you can’t wait or you want to recreate the version we had at Vida Vegan Conference, Chef Brad has shared his very simple, but very delicious for vegan mac and cheese. […]

    Karen Franks said:
    June 16, 2015 at 4:26 pm

    Chef Brad made unbelievably FABULOUS meals for us all weekend!!! Thank you for this recipe

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