Hacked Vegan Mac

Hacked Vegan Mac


  • 1 package of Chickapea Vegan Mac
  • ¾ cup oat milk, unsweetened
  • 2 Tbsp vegan butter
  • 3 Tbsp plain vegan cream cheese
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • ¼ tsp table salt, rounded
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder, scant


  1. Prepare the Chickapea Vegan Mac (heat 8 cups of water in a large pot over high heat until boiling. Add pasta, decrease heat to maintain a gentle boil.  Stir and cook pasta for 5 minutes)
  2. Drain and rinse the pasta with warm water and add it back to the pot 
  3. Place the pot back on the burner over low heat
  4. Mix the contents of the vegan mac seasoning package, vegan butter, and plant-based oat milk, into the pasta until combined. 
  5. Add the vegan cream cheese, nutritional yeast, salt, garlic powder and onion powder to the pot, mixing the pasta until all the ingredients have melted and becomes evenly incorporated into the sauce
  6. Serve while warm with favourite toppings such as ketchup or hot sauce
  7. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

  • Tofutti plain cream cheese was used in the recipe
  • Earth’s Own unsweetened oat milk was used as it lends thickness and flavour to the sauce 
  • Earth Balance Original Buttery Spread was used in this recipe. It melts well adding flavour and thickness to the sauce
  • This recipe can be easily doubled or tripled for larger groups