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Rich, creamy, savory...and GOOD for you?! This Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese will satisfy your cravings PLUS it's gluten free, lactose free, & full of veggies!

Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese (Gluten Free)

You'll love this Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese Recipe. It's creamy and packed full of flavor!

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free, healthy, pasta, sweet potato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Calories 347 kcal
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom

Ingredients

  • 1 box gluten-free pasta elbows
  • 1 large sweet potato or 2 medium
  • 7 ounces shredded cheddar cheese we used "veggie" cheese
  • 4 slices bacon chopped
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 bunch green onions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Prepare pasta according to directions on package.
  2. Cook bacon and set aside.
  3. Bake sweet potato (or microwave) until soft.  Remove skin and add potato to mixing bowl. Mash well.

  4. Roast sliced mushrooms for 10 minutes at 350° with a little salt and oil of your choice.  Add to mixing bowl with sweet potatoes.
  5. Add cheese, butter, onion powder, almond milk, lemon juice, and 1 cup of the water in which the pasta was cooked.  Mix well using a stand mixer or hand mixer.

  6. Add pasta to mixing bowl and stir by hand until well combined.
  7. Pour entire mixture into large Baking Dish.  Coat with chopped bacon and green onions.  Cover and bake for 30 minutes at 350°.  Uncover and bake for 10 additional minutes.

Recipe Notes

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese (Gluten Free)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 347 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 36mg 12%
Sodium 455mg 19%
Potassium 185mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 68.4%
Vitamin C 3.1%
Calcium 19.9%
Iron 5.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.