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Vegan Truffle Mac + Cheese with Shiitake Bacon

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  • Author: Eat Drink Shrink
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x



Truffle Sauce:

  • 1 cup cashews, soaked
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • salt/pepper as needed
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 tsps truffle oil
  • 2 cloves garlic 

Shiitake bacon:


  • 1/2 cup Panko
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. Shiitake Bacon: Preheat the oven to 250. Toss the sliced mushrooms in the ingredients and spread out on a baking sheet. Bake for 25-45 minutes until slightly crispy. Set aside. 
  2. Sauce: Throw everything in a blender and puree until smooth. Add additional truffle oil if desired.
  3. Bread crumbs: Add vegan butter to a small pan over low/medium heat. Cook the bread crumbs for 2 minutes, add the garlic and cook for an additional minute or until golden brown. 
  4. Assemble: Toss the pasta in the sauce and garnish with shiitake bacon, bread crumbs and parsley. 
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes


  • Serving Size: 1