4.46 from 133 votes
Homemade Vegan Mac & Cheese Powder
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins

Makes about 1 cup of powder which is enough for 4 cups of uncooked macaroni noodles (about 4 boxes). But feel free to multiply or reduce the recipe as you see fit. Then just store your jar of Homemade Vegan Mac & Cheese Powder in your pantry until ready for use.

Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Servings: 4 (makes 1 cup of powder)
Calories: 84 kcal
To make homemade vegan mac & cheese powder:
  • 3/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour (sub whole wheat or all-purpose gluten-free flour if preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
To prepare vegan mac & cheese:
  • 1 cup uncooked macaroni noodles (gluten-free if preferred)
  • 3/4 cup non-dairy milk (such a s soy or almond)
  • 1/4 cup prepared Homemade Vegan Mac & Cheese Powder
To make the vegan mac & cheese powder:
  1. Add all of the ingredients to an air-tight container. Stir or shake well to combine. Store in your pantry until needed. 

To prepare vegan mac & cheese
  1. Cook the macaroni noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse the pasta. Return the pot to the stove (heat off) and pour in the non-dairy milk and 1/4 cup of Homemade Vegan Mac & Cheese Powder and whisk together. Turn the heat back on to medium-high heat and whisk while cooking until the sauce thickens, 2 - 5 minutes. Add the cooked pasta to the pot along with the cheese sauce and stir to combine. 

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