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This vegan cheesy protein pasta makes the best pasta dish in under 30 minutes! Made with mainly vegetables, it's super healthy for you, plus it's full of plant protein and fibre!

Healthier Mac + Cheese Meal Prep

RECIPE FEATURES:

  •  Vegan, plant-based + oil-free
  • Packed with veggies – the cheesy sauce is also made from veggies
  • Easy to make in less than 30 minutes
  • Budget friendly – this recipe is made with really affordable and common staples
  • Plant-protein – with 24g of protein per serving!
Healthier Mac + Cheese Meal Prep

Cheesy Protein Pasta Meal Prep

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This vegan cheesy protein pasta makes the best cheesy dish in under 30 minutes! Made with mainly vegetables, it's super healthy for you, plus it's full of plant protein and fibre!

Ingredients

  • 1 handful fresh spinach
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 4 cups cooked wholegrain pasta

Cheese Sauce

  • 1 medium potatoes
  • 3 medium carrots
  • 3 cups veggie stock/broth
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric (optional)
  • Salt + black pepper

Instructions

  1. Made the cheese sauce according to the instructions here.
  2. Boil water in a large saucepan and add your wholegrain pasta + peas.
  3. Once the pasta and peas are cooked and drained after about 10 minutes, you can then add your cheesy sauce to the pan.
  4. Mix your cheesy sauce with your pasta and peas until fully combined. Take a handful of fresh spinach and also mix this in with your pasta.
  5. Serve immediately or store in a air-tight glass container for meal prep.
Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 422Total Fat 5gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 4mgSodium 529mgCarbohydrates 76gFiber 14gSugar 9gProtein 24g

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Author

Hi, I’m Jade! I share mostly oil-free + salt-free recipes with a whole food plant-based philosophy. My goal is to help you eat more plants to live a healthier life & glow from the inside out!

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