Lactose-Free Macaroni & Cheese

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


3 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
“My family never gets tired of this recipe and can't seem to get enough of it, it's so good,” exclaims Pam Kaiser of Mansfield, Missouri. This is a very flavorful option for those who are lactose-intolerant.


  • 1 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 cup soy milk
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled soft tofu
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 4 teaspoons nutritional yeast flakes, optional
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons margarine


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions. Meanwhile, place soy milk and tofu in a blender. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream. Add the yeast flakes if desired, soy sauce, turmeric, garlic salt and paprika; cover and process until smooth.
  2. Drain macaroni; toss with sauce mixture. Transfer to a 3-cup baking dish coated with cooking spray; dot with margarine. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 15-20 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 354 calories, 29g fat (2g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 248mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.