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5 from 1 vote

Kale and tomato Mac n cheese

A healthy twist on a mac n cheese. This kale and roasted tomato mac n cheese is bursting with flavour and a delicious dinner.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Keyword: dairy free mac n cheese, Gluten free pasta, Healthy pasta recipes, Kale and tomato mac n cheese, Vegan mac n cheese, vegan pasta recipes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 568kcal
Author: thehungryherbivore
Cost: $5-$8

Equipment

Ingredients

See link in noted for cheese sauce recipe.

    Kale

    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 cloves garlic minced
    • 1 tbsp soy sauce tamari or liquid aminos for GF
    • 1 bunch kale

    Roasted tomatoes

    • 1 pkt cherry tomatoes (250g)
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • Fresh ground pepper

    Pasta

    • 1.5 cups Pasta or gluten free pasta of choice
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 3 cups boiling water

    Instructions

    • Bring a pot of hot water to the boil. Peel potatoes and carrots for the cheese sauce.
    • Add the remaining ingredints for the cheese sauce to a blender.
    • Chop the kale, crush the garlic and wash the cherry tomatoes.
    • In a pan, heat the olive oil on medium heat. Add the crushed garlic and the kale. put the lid on the pan for 2-3minutes. Then remove and add the soy sauce/tamari. Reduce heat and leave for 5 minutes to cook.
    • In another pan, heat oil and add the cherry tomatoes and grind pepper over them.
    • Drain potatoes and carrots once cooked (must be able to stick a fork into them easily).
    • Boil new water with salt for the pasta.
    • Add the potatoes and carrots to the blender and blend on high. Follow cheese instructions.
    • Drain pasta, mix in cheese sauce. Plate and add your kale and roasted cherry tomatoes on top. Enjoy

    Notes

    The calories listed include half a portion of the amount cooked. 
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    Start with cooking the potatoes and carrots for the cheese sauce.