Vegan Harissa Mac & Cheese Recipe

Author: Vegan Mob

Vegan Harissa Mac & Cheese Recipe

This vegan harissa mac & cheese recipe is rich, creamy, spicy and tangy, just like a good pasta dish should be! Plus, with seven cloves of garlic and harissa included in the recipe – it’s jam-packed with flavour that take this comfort food favourite to the next level.

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After recent research revealed that vegan cheese has half the climate impact of dairy cheese, vegan cheese makers Violife are on a mission to get people to ditch dairy and give vegan cheese a try.

To give people some tasty inspiration, Violife has collaborated with MOB Kitchen to create this hot and spicy harissa mac & cheese.

Total Time: 1 hour

Servings: 4

Rating:  

Total Time: 1 hour

Servings: 4

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 4)

  • 1.75 1.75 cloves of garlic
  • A large bunch of coriander
  • 0.75 0.75 Tbsp plain flour
  • 0.25 0.25 litre oat milk
  • 125 125 g macaroni
  • 62.5 62.5 g Violife Epic Mature Cheddar flavour block
  • 0.75 0.75 Tbsp harissa paste
  • 0.25 0.25 lemon
  • 37.5 37.5 g breadcrumbs
  • 12.5 12.5 g Violife Prosociano (substitute with your favourite vegan parmesan)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  2. Finely chop 4 cloves of garlic and coriander.
  3. Add 50ml of vegetable oil to a pan and add in the flour. Cook on medium heat for 7-8 mins until it turns a dark golden brown. Then add in the garlic and cook for 3 mins.
  4. Then pour in the oat milk and keep mixing until you get a smooth consistency.
  5. Meanwhile, pop the macaroni in some boiling water and cook for 5 mins.
  6. Grate the Violife Epic Mature Cheddar flavour and add this to the pan and keep mixing until it’s smooth and melted.
  7. Add in the harissa paste, juice of a lemon and 1 tsp salt.
  8. Save 200ml of pasta water and add the macaroni to the baking dish.
  9. Add in 200ml of pasta water so it’s very loose. Transfer this to a baking dish
  10. Grate in the remaining garlic into a small bowl and add in 2 tbsp of olive oil. Mix well and then add in the breadcrumbs, coriander and grated Violife Prosociano. Season well with salt and pepper
  11. Sprinkle this over your pasta and bake for 20 mins until golden and bubbling.
  12. Allow to cool for a few mins and then tuck in!

Got some leftover harissa that needs using up?

We’ve got just the recipe for you – a spiced cottage pie with sweet potato harissa mash! 

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Vegan Mob

From the creators of popular cooking platform Mob, Vegan Mob is all about creating accessible and affordable vegan recipes for an increasingly hungry online audience.

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