A longtime Deli favorite!
|3 1⁄2 c||elbow macaroni or spirals|
|1⁄2 c||earth balance margarine|
|3 1⁄2 c||boiling water|
|1 1⁄2 t||salt|
|1 1⁄2 t||minced garlic|
|1⁄4 c||canola oil|
|1 c||nutritional yeast flakes|
Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook pasta until al dente. Drain well and set aside. Melt the margarine in a large saucepan, add garlic and saute 3 minutes. Whisk in flour to form a roux and cook, stirring constantly for about 5 minutes. Pour in the boiling water and stir to combine well. Reduce heat to low, add tamari,turmeric, salt and paprika.In a large mixing bowl, combine canola oil and nutritional yeast to make a smooth paste. Add the paste to the sauce, remove from heat and mix thoroughly. Add cooked pasta and mix.
For a casserole, combine 2/3 of sauce with pasta and transfer to a shallow baking pan. Pour remaining sauce over the top, sprinkle with additional paprika and bake 15-20 minutes at 350F.