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Vegan Popcorn Crusted Macaroni and Cheese

Whether you love it or you hate it, everyone knows mac and cheese right? But have you ever tried a vegan one? We collaborated with our friends at Borna Foods to make this Vegan Pistachio Macaroni and Cheese, with popcorn as the perfect (and much more tasteful) replacement for boring breadcrumbs. Head over to our Instagram now to win our MiniPop! range and a variety of Borna Pistachio products to make it yourself, or shop Borna here: https://www.bornafoods.com/shop-for-all/

 

Ingredients:

(makes dinner for 2)

  • 1 cup macaroni

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 4 tablespoons vegan butter, divided

  • 2 tablespoons flour

  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 1/2 cups Pistachio Mylk

  • 3 tbsp nutritional east

  • 3 tbsp Pure 100% Crunchy Pistachio Butter

  • 1 cup vegan shredded cheese

  • 1 pack Sea Salted MiniPop!

  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley flakes

 

Instructions:

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions, drain thoroughly when done.

  2. Preheat oven to 180C.

  3. Prepare the cheese sauce while oven is warming. In a small pot, combine olive oil and flour and cook until fragrant. 

  4. Slowly add in the pistachio mylk so that flour mixture is properly incorporated. 

  5. Add salt, pepper, nutritional yeast and vegan shreds to the sauce. Cook until cheese is melted. 

  6. Place macaroni and cheese sauce into a small oven safe dish. Add pistachio butter.

  7. Top with popcorn and bake for 20-25 mins. 

  8. Remove from oven and enjoy!

 

Easy as that! Don't forget to tag us @popcornshed on socials when you recreate this, or one of our other recipes. Make sure you follow @bornafoods as well, for yummy pistachio products and more of these amazing recipes!

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