Chocolate Orange Mousse Pie

Chocolate Orange Mousse Pie

Dietary Gluten Free, Vegan
Meal type Entrée, Main Dish
By author Ellen Allard


  • 2 cups romaine lettuce (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup cotija cheese (grated)
  • 1 tomato (diced)
  • Juice
  • Zest 1 lime

Vegan Smoky Mac & Cheeze with Caramelized Onion & Sundried Tomato

  • 3 cups water (plus extra as desired)
  • 2 cups raw cashews
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 3⁄4 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt (OR— 1 ½ tsp sea salt & 1½ tsp smoked salt)
  • 1 clove clove
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 jar roasted red peppers
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons diced sundried tomato (without oil)

Vegan Smoky Mac & Cheeze with Caramelized Onion & Sundried Tomato (Optional)

  • ½ tablespoon white wine

Caramelized Onions

  • 1 Medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Optional Bread Crumb Topping

  • 3 pieces gluten free bread
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon dried parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon dried marjoram
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • teaspoon extra virgin olive oil


Vegan Smoky Mac & Cheeze with Caramelized Onion & Sundried Tomato
Pour all ingredients into blender jar (add white wine if desired) and mix until liquefied. Pour mixture into saucepan, add caramelized onions and sundried tomatoes and heat on medium low for 20 min. For thinner cheese sauce, add more water to saucepan.

Pour over gluten-free noodles and serve. Add optional bread crumb topping (see below).
Caramelized Onions
Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan. Add the chopped onion and sauté on medium low until caramelized. Be careful not to let the onions burn; lower the heat as needed. Set aside until ready to add to cheeze sauce.
Blend all ingredients in food processor. Toast in a pan on medium heat until crumbs begin to get crispy. Sprinkle a small handful of toasted bread crumbs on top of each serving of Vegan Smoky Mac & Cheeze.
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