Potato lovers, these delectable vegan potato recipes are for you! This comprehensive collection includes soups, salads, main dishes, and sides.
While they sometimes get a bad rap, this starchy vegetable is budget-friendly and easy to prepare in endless ways. And according to UC Davis Health, potatoes are rich in vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. Plus when included in meals, they make us feel fuller longer.
The key is choosing the right ways to prepare them. So skip the fast-food fries and enjoy your spuds in healthier ways like the ones in this collection of vegan potato recipes.
Why you'll love these recipes
- They are delicious and easy to prepare.
- They feature many different varieties of potatoes including yellow potatoes, red potatoes, and russet potatoes.
- They include soups, salads, main dishes, and side dishes for multiple ways to enjoy these starchy tubers.
Absolutely! Potatoes are a fantastic ingredient to include in your plant-based meals. And they are a healthy staple of a vegan Mediterranean diet.
According to Potatoes USA, there are over 200 types of potatoes available in the United States. These can be classified into 7 categories: russet, red, white, yellow, blue/purple, fingerling, and petite.
A new potato, also called a baby potato, is a potato that is harvested before reaching full size. They tend to have thinner skin with a waxy texture and a sweeter flavor.
Store potatoes in a cool, dry area of your kitchen, like a counter or pantry. Do not refrigerate uncooked potatoes. Keep them in a basket, box, or paper bag rather than a plastic bag. And do not store them next to onions, bananas, or apples because they will spoil faster.
Soups with potatoes
These soups featuring potatoes as a main ingredient are comforting and satisfying.
These vegan potato salads skip the eggs and dairy but are incredibly flavorful.
Main dishes starring potatoes
Spuds are key ingredients in these vegan main courses including casseroles, curries, and tacos.
Potato side dishes
These vegan potato side dish recipes go beyond the basic boiled or roasted potatoes.
You may have had smashed potatoes before, but this recipe from Rainbow Plant Life takes them to another level. Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Ginger-Tahini Dressing works best with petite yellow or red potatoes.
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I hope you enjoy these palate-pleasing vegan potato recipes. For even more recipes, join the Vegan Mediterranean Diet Recipes Facebook group for support, inspiration, and fun.