Broccoli Mac & Cheese

Broccoli Mac & Cheese

Incorporating vegetables into your main meal isn't always the easiest, but in this meal, they're the focus. This broccoli "cheese" sauce comes together with pasta to make a simple and delicious meal in just minutes, not hours.

Makes 8 Servings
Total Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Container Low-Profile 2.0-litre Container


  • 360 ml vegetable stock
  • 120 g raw cashews
  • 2 Tablespoons white miso paste
  • 2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 10 g (1 slice) onion, peeled, about 2 Tablespoons
  • 454 g frozen broccoli, thawed
  • 454 g whole wheat pasta, cooked, drained, warm
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Place vegetable stock, cashews, miso paste, nutritional yeast, turmeric, yellow onion, and half the broccoli into the Vitamix container and secure the lid.
  2. Start the blender on its lowest speed, then quickly increase to its highest speed. Blend for 5 minutes 45 seconds, or select the Hot Soups program and allow the machine to complete the programmed cycle.
  3. Add the remaining broccoli and secure the lid. Select Variable 3 and pulse 4-5 times until the added broccoli is evenly chopped.
  4. Mix the pre-cooked pasta with the broccoli sauce and black pepper, stirring to incorporate. Serve immediately.

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