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Roasted Tomato Chipotle Mac n Cheese



Cook the pasta according to instruction.

In a large pan, add 2 teaspoons organic canola oil and heat on medium high.

Drop in halved cherry tomatoes, or cubed regular tomatoes and onion slices.

Arrange them in one layer and cook for 8-10 minutes until caramelized to your preference. (You can also roast the tomatoes in the oven at 450 degrees for 20-30 minutes.

To make oil-free, dry roast the tomatoes and onions in the oven till slightly caramelized.

Or you can cook them on medium heat in evoo for a non scorched taste. )

Add chipotle pepper flakes, garlic powder and black pepper to the pan and mix for a few seconds.

Add the grated cauliflower, salt and water and bring to a boil. (add more grated cauliflower for more sauce. You can also use small chopped cauliflower. cover and cook till tender)

Let the mixture cool a bit. (If using flour or starch, add to the boiling mixture and mix well).

Blend this mixture with ground cashew and nutritional yeast, into a smooth paste and return to the pan.

Add the pasta, toss, taste and adjust salt, spice, nutritional yeast, mix and bring to a boil on low-medium.(2 minutes)

Remove from heat. Eat.

Top with coarsely ground cashew or bread crumbs mixed in with nutritional yeast for a cheesy sprinkle or any non dairy cheese before serving.

You can also add roasted veggies, blanched broccoli or greens to make this a complete meal!


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