Quick Smacking Vegan Mac and Cheese with Shiitake Mushrooms


Serves 2 people

prep time: 5 mins - cook time: 35 minutes


1 18 oz. jar of UN/restricted\ cheese sauce

0.5 box of macaroni

4 cups chopped shiitake mushrooms

3 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil

3 tbsp of balsamic vinegar

a pinch of black pepper, ground

Parsley for garnish



  1. preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Add shiitake mushrooms to a cookie sheet and drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Place in oven to cook for 15-20 minutes.

  2. Turn stove eye on between medium and high heat. Boil water and add pasta. cook until pasta is soft.

  3. Drain pasta and add cheese sauce to pasta. Cook and stir on medium heat for about 5 to 7 minutes.

  4. Plate Mac and cheese and top with mushrooms and parsley as garnish. Enjoy!