Vegan, Nut free, Carrot Smokey Mac & "Cheese"
paleo* + vegan + gluten free* + dairy free
cook time: 1 hour
serves: 4 to 5
medium sized skillet or blender
pasta of choice (select gluten free pasta and/or sub for cauliflower gnocci to make paleo)
6 small carrots
4 gloves of garlic (minced)
1/4 unsweetened coconut milk
12 cup vegetable stock
1/2 cup nutritional yeast
red pepper flakes
fill boiling pot with water, bring to a boil
when boiling add in carrots (chop off tops of the carrots first)
boil for 40 minutes or until very soft
drain carrots and set aside
start cooking pasta according to the instructions
while the pasta is cooking...
add the following into the food processor or blender
1/4 cup coconut milk
blend until creamy
cook minced garlic and 1 tbsp avocado oil in a skillet on low
after a couple of minutes, add carrot mixture to the skillet
with 1/2 cup vegetable stock and mix
season with salt and pepper (don't be shy, after all this sauce is just carrots)
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp smoked paprika
a dash of cayenne pepper
continue tasting and season to taste
1/2 cup vegetable stock
mix and cook on low for 5 minutes
when pasta is done cooking, drain and then stir into the sauce.
top with red pepper flakes and enjoy!