Potato, a starchy tuber, is one of the most versatile ingredients used in cooking and baking. It has a pleasant taste that complements the flavors of nearly any other ingredient you’d want to use, while also improving the overall meal — savory and sweet alike. Most importantly, potatoes fit right into plant-based diets.
So, if you’re short on ideas for a good vegan meal but have potatoes on hand, try any of these 14 vegan potato recipes. They range from cheesy potato focaccia to vegan potato soup with beans and kale, offering you a wide variety of options for different palates.
These hash browns, a breakfast staple, are made with just 5 ingredients — potatoes, salt, shallot or onion, black pepper, and oil or oil spray! It goes perfectly with sour cream, ketchup, and guacamole and can be enjoyed as-is or alongside garlicky spinach and oven-roasted tomatoes.
Made with just 5 ingredients, this recipe comes together rather easily. Safe to say, this Italian-inspired vegan potato recipe will become a staple on your menu. To assemble, top the dough with potato slices, then add rosemary leaves and a drizzle of olive oil and seasonings. Next, garnish with grated vegan cheese and bake until golden brown. And serve!
Tender and flaky on the inside and extra crispy on the outside, this air fryer potato recipe is the stuff of dreams. All you have to do is poke holes in the potatoes to allow the heat to escape, slather them with low-fat mayo, then air-fry until fork tender. Once done, slice them open and serve with your favorite toppings to enjoy.
Creamy, cheesy (vegan cheese, of course), and mouth-wateringly delicious, these scalloped potatoes will please everyone at the dinner table. The recipe calls for smothering thinly-sliced potatoes with a vegan cheese sauce made with olive oil, garlic, seasonings, cornstarch, almond milk, and vegetable broth, then topping it with vegan parmesan cheese and baking until the top is golden brown and bubbling.
A collection of vegan potato recipes wouldn’t be complete without fries, right? Make this classic by simply seasoning the French fries with smoked paprika, old bay seasoning, garlic powder, black pepper, and salt, line them on a baking tray and bake until they’re crisp and golden brown. Serve them with aioli, cilantro sauce, ketchup, or your favorite dip to enjoy!
Crispy yet melt-in-your-mouth gooey, the potatoes in this roasted broccoli and potatoes recipe are the epitome of perfection. They’re seasoned with olive oil, garlic, dry herbs, and chili flakes and are so tempting that they take the attention away from broccoli, which is great if you have picky eaters at home. Serve this dish with tahini for a flavor boost.
The vegan fluffy oven-baked potato wedges are tender, have the perfect crunch, and are a trusty side dish that can compliment every dinner. Talk about versatility! Just coat oiled potato wedges with a mixture of flour, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and salt, then air fry until crisp and golden. Serve with ketchup or sriracha with a sprinkle of salt.
This vegan twist on the classic British Shepherd’s pie is so good you’ll want to put it on meal rotation. It calls for spooning the flesh of cooked potatoes, leaving just enough skin to retain the potato form. The shells are then filled with puy lentils, parsnips, mushrooms, and carrots mixture that’s braised in red wine-based liquid and baked until golden brown. And enjoy!
There are several ways to make locro, a thick and hearty stew, but this potato and cheese recipe is one you absolutely do not want to miss out on. Make it with potatoes, garlic, vegan butter, plant-based milk, onions, herbs, and seasonings. Once cooked, garnish with cilantro, vegan cheese, black pepper, cilantro, or diced avocado for a delicious snack or light lunch.
#10. Vegan Potato Curry
Hearty and healthy, this potato curry recipe makes the perfect dish to feed a crowd. It calls for using Jamaican curry powder — a blend of finely ground spices like turmeric, cumin, and coriander — to flavor potatoes, chickpeas, carrots, and green peas. You can enjoy this warm bowl of goodness on its own or pair it with salad or brown rice.
This potato casserole is full of delightful surprises. It has layers of beautifully-textured potatoes encased in a luxuriously creamy sauce made with almond milk, corn flour, nutritional yeast, stock cube, and seasonings. Featuring the most wonderful crispy, golden-brown top post-bake, just the thought can get the taste buds going!
These savory vegan potato latkes make the perfect breakfast, sides, or appetizers. Make the cakes by combining grated potatoes with refined flour, cornstarch, green onions, salt, pepper, baking powder, non-dairy milk, and garlic powder. Then, air fry them until they’re brown and crispy. Serve hot with your favorite dip!
Bursting with delicious flavors, this potato soup recipe will warm you up on chilly winter days. It’s made with ingredients you likely already have in your pantry, making it that much easier to whip up this soup on busy weeknights! This recipe is super versatile, so if you don’t like kale, feel free to use any other leafy veggie instead.
Just one spoonful and you’ll fall in love with this incredible potato stew! It is prepared by sautéing onions with turmeric, followed by tomatoes and tomato paste, potatoes, seasoning, and vegetable broth. Cook until the potatoes are tender. Top with parsley and toasted pine nuts and serve with bread or rice to enjoy.