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Vegan Lobster Mac & Cheese

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I am from the south Atlanta, Georgia to be specific. I grew up eating alot of soul food classics like Mac & Cheese, Collard Greens, & different BBQ meats. But you know I’m vegan now so I wanted to make an updated version of some of my old meals.

This recipe is more for advanced culinarians & even for beginners if you up to the challenge. This one will definitely be a go to in your bag & one your relatives & friends will love.

Serving Size

Serves 8-10 people, double recipe for more servings.

Cook Time

Prep 1 hr

Cook 20 mins


4 cups of vegan cheese sauce (check Cheesless Queso Dip Recipe for instructions)

1 cup of hearts of palm sliced in thick pieces

1 box of elbow macaroni pasta

6 cups of vegan cheese (I used a mix of cheddar, mozzarella & smoked gouda)

3 tablespoons of smoked paprika

1/2 tablespoon of old bay seasoning

1 tablespoon of pink himalayan salt

1 tablespoon of garlic powder

1/2 cup of breadcrumbs

1/2 tablespoon of vegan butter

sprinkle of parsley for presentation


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

2. Boil water & cook macaroni noodles until firm but not too soft.

3. Heat the cheese sauce on low heat & add 3 cups of vegan cheese.

4. Stir the cheese sauce until creamy it reaches a creamy thick consistency. Set aside.

5. Drain pasta & set aside.

6. Add cheese sauce to pasta & mix until well combined. Add salt, garlic powder, & pepper. Mix well & set aside.

7. Season hearts of palm in small bowl with: paprika, old bay seasoning, salt & pepper, & garlic powder. This will be the “lobster”.

8. Add the hearts of palm to the macaroni & mix together.

9. Add macaroni to a baking pan or baking dish pre-greased with vegan butter.

10. Top with more hearts of palm & then sprinkle remaining vegan cheese on top, along with the bread crumbs.

11. Sprinkle a bit of parsley on top. Bake for 20 mins on 400 degrees.

12. (Optional) serve with collard greens & bbq jackfruit. Eat & enjoy!

This is the recipe I used to make this Decadent Vegan Lobster Mac & Cheese Add this to your weekly rotation!

Chef Lonnie.G

I am Chef Lonnie.G I have been Vegan for 5 years & been building my chef brand since 2019. I have always had a love for cooking & baking ever since I was a young teenager. I have Carribean roots & alot of meals are inspired by what I ate growing up & the different places I have traveled through out my life. I’m always looking to expand, experiment, & teach new ways on how to expand our palates & still eat healthy meals. I have a variety services I offer such as Meal Prep, Private Chef, Virtual Cooking Classes.

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