Thanksgiving Vegetarian Mac And Cheese Recipe | Cooking With Jade

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Mac And Cheese Recipe

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Mac And Cheese Recipe
Thanksgiving Vegetarian Mac And Cheese

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Mac And Cheese

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Mac And Cheese

When asked to bring over a dish for Thanksgiving, I always go with a fan favorite, Mac and Cheese. This is a super easy and super delicious Mac and Cheese recipe that anyone can try and get praise for this holiday season! It’s packed with a lot of nutrients and the kids will love it!
Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 398 kcal


  • Baking Dish
  • Oven


  • 1 lb of elbow pasta
  • 1/2 Cup of unsalted butter
  • 1 lb of Cheddar Cheese or Vegan Cheese
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • ¼ tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp of salt
  • Pinches of Pepper
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil


  • Boil the elbow pasta until it’s tender to your liking. Drain and then set aside.
  • Sauteed the Onion and Garlic together until the onions are translucent. Try not to burn the Garlic.
  • Combine Pasta, Garlic, Onions, Paprika, Salt, and Pepper. Now layer pasta into a baking dish
  • Shred the Cheddar Cheese and set aside.
  • Layer Pasta and place quarter-size cuts of butter on top of the layer evenly. Now sprinkle the shredded cheese on the layer, making sure to cover the pasta completely.
  • If you have enough Pasta for another layer, then repeat the above step.
  • Place in oven at 350° for 20-30 minutes. You are waiting for the cheese to melt completely and get to your desired brownness.
  • Serve and enjoy your dish!


  • Amount per Serving
  • Calories 470g
  • Fats 10g
  • Cholesterol 12mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
  • Protein 25g
Keyword American Food

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