Mexican Mac and Teese

Mexican Mac and Teese

It’s so simple that you probably don’t even need a recipe, but I’m going to give you one anyway. Just because it shows off the Cheddar Teese in all it’s glory. If you put your water on to boil for the noodles, the sauce will be almost done by the time the noodles are. How’s that for quick?

Mexican Mac and Teese
8 oz elbows, cooked and drained
2 Tbsp earth balance
2 Tbsp flour
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp mustard, dry
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
a little nutmeg
3 Tbsp pickled jalapenos, drained and cut
1 cup soymilk
1 cup cheddar style Teese
chopped tomatoes and crushed tortillas for toppers

Melt the earth balance in a saucepan. Stir in the flour and cook for a few minutes so it won’t taste floury. Add the garlic, mustard, salt and pepper and jalapenos. Then whisk in the milk and the cheddar teese. Cook until the teese melts and it’s all creamy. Check the seasonings then mix with the cooked noodles. Top with the extras.

I’d heard that Cheddar Teese made the best mac and cheese and it’s definitely the most traditional tasting version I’ve had since going vegan. I’m looking forward to trying this when the Nacho style Teese is released, too.

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8 Comments

  1. Posted November 30, 2008 at 5:14 am | Permalink

    Yum! I used to love mixing salsa in with boxed mac n’ cheese in my pre-gan days, and this sounds just as good.

  2. Posted November 30, 2008 at 9:11 am | Permalink

    Tami, that’s the most awesome idea!

  3. Posted November 30, 2008 at 9:56 pm | Permalink

    I am so jealous that you have Teese! It sounds delish!

    Courtney

  4. Posted December 2, 2008 at 12:06 am | Permalink

    What! Oh my! I am about to order more Teese and now I know what I will do with it!

  5. Posted December 2, 2008 at 2:16 am | Permalink

    I still need to try teese. Your dish looks great!

  6. Posted December 2, 2008 at 8:16 pm | Permalink

    Cyn, that sounds like the same kind of idea. I bet it would be great!

    Courtney…it’s all about the mail order.

    John, Jenn and Mihl, thanks a lot!

    Pssst…..and the nacho teese is out. John gave me a heads up!

  7. Posted December 3, 2008 at 12:29 am | Permalink

    I need to find a good teese… for some reason I only seem to be able to find Soy Station and I don’t care for it much…

  8. Posted December 3, 2008 at 6:52 pm | Permalink

    I’ve never even heard of Soy Station!

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