BBQ Carnitas Mac & Cheese

BBQ Carnitas Mac & Cheese

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Recipe by Sagen Jackson Course: DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 can jackfruit

  • 2 cups riced cauliflower, thawed or fresh

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1/4 cup chickpea flour

  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast

  • 1 cup vegetable broth

  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic

  • 1 Tbsp onion powder

  • 1 Tbsp pepper

  • 1 tsp salt

  • juice 1 lemon

  • 2 bar bar-b-que sauce

  • 1 package shredded vegan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350*
  • Boil noodles according to package directions, then set aside.
  • To make carnitas: Shred jackfruit. Add jackfruit and bar-b-que sauce to a skillet on medium-heat and simmer for 5-7 or until heated through. Set aside.
  • To make cheese sauce: Add cauliflower, coconut milk, chickpea flour, nutritional yeast, vegetable broth, minced garlic, onion powder, pepper and salt to a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add cheese sauce to cast iron skillet and heat until mixture begins to simmer over medium. Stir in noodles. Top with cheddar cheese and place in oven.
  • Allow mac and cheese to bake for 10 – 15 minutes or until cheese becomes bubbly.
  • Then top with carnitas and serve.

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