Are you ready to try 21 (we had to add and extra) of the best vegan potato recipes? You’ll find everything from potato wedges, fries, salads, soups, and appetizers. Many of the recipes are great for a simple meal or the holidays.
Are Potatoes Good for You?
Potatoes get such a bad rap.
The reason is because they’re deep fried or filled with dairy butter and cheese, and other high calorie and saturated fat ingredients.
Our potato recipes are dairy-free and many are oil-free, so you can feel good about eating them.
What’s good about potatoes?
• They’re packed full of important nutrients, such as Vitamin B 6 and C, copper, potassium, and more.
• They have the potential to lower blood pressure.
• They help build and strengthen cells.
• They’re good for the brain and nervous system.
• They help the cardiovascular system.
• If you’re an athlete, you should be eating potatoes.
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What are the Best Potatoes for Cooking?
That all depends on what you’re making.
For hearty soups, you can use pretty much any potato.
If you're making fries or stuffed potatoes, we like russet/Idaho potatoes, because they have a high starch content and are firmer.
For mashed potatoes, Yukon gold is king. They’re creamy and have a buttery flavor.
Finally, if you’re making a sweet potato recipe, then of course, choose a sweet potato.
Vegan Breakfast Potato Recipes
Truffle Parmesan Breakfast Potatoes
Who doesn’t like potatoes for breakfast?
We adore these easy to make breakfast potatoes.
They’re packed with flavor and are so good with our tofu bacon and vegan breakfast casserole.
Homemade potato pancakes are one of our favorite potato recipes.
They take a little time to make, and it’s so worth it.
These crispy vegan latkes are delicately spiced to give them a wonderful flavor that you’re going to love.
They are perfect for breakfast or dinner.
Serve them with applesauce, hot sauce, or maple syrup.
Potato Appetizer and Side Dish Recipes
Cheesy Vegan Tater Tots
Our crispy, chewy, gooey homemade tater tots with vegan cheddar cheese are so much better than frozen.
They’re full of flavor and the texture is perfection.
We like to serve them with a good burger, vegan ribz, or vegan bbq chicken.
Mini Vegan Potato Cup Tacos
These delicious little potato taco appetizers are the perfect finger food.
We scoop out the baby potatoes and fill them with spicy vegan crumble, peppers and onion, and avocado.
They’re the ultimate party food.
Roasted Sage and Rosemary Home Fries
We slice large potatoes into thick wedges and season them with sage and rosemary, then oven fry them until they’re crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.
They're great as a side, and appetizer, or a snack.
Quick & Easy Oil-Free Chipotle Home Fries
If you’re not into cooking with oil, these simple fries are going to become your favorite recipe.
The secret to getting these oil-free fries crispy is lemon juice.
Just squeeze some over the potatoes and then toss with the chipotle spice and roast them until they puff up and the outside is crispy.
Vegan Potato Side Dish Recipes
Lemon & Dill Potato Salad
If you’re looking for a side dish for a barbecue, a potluck, or a simple weekday meal, this is a great option.
The lemon and dill together make this a flavor packed potato salad that goes great with vegan BBQ ribs.
This recipe makes a big batch, so unless you’re feeding a lot of people, be prepared to have leftovers.
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
The roasted garlic in these creamy vegan mashed potatoes takes them to another level of deliciousness.
Roasted garlic develops a caramelized sweetness that is so good.
Of course, if you don’t like garlic, you can leave it out. They’ll still taste great.
Twice Baked Vegan Ranch Potatoes
Dairy-free twice baked potatoes is an easy recipe that's perfect for a fancy holiday meal.
Our vegan ranch dressing adds a delicious tangy flavor to the potatoes that our friends and family love.
Photo Credit Kelly Allison Photography
Vegan Creamy Potato Salad
This is a tried and true dairy-free potato salad that gets rave reviews from everyone who tries it.
The creamy potatoes, vegan mayo, and crunchy pickles give it a fantastic texture and flavor.
Serve it with our vegan fried chicken and cornbread.
Vegan Potato Soup Recipes
Vegan Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Potato Soup
This elegant soup is perfect as a meal or a side dish.
The roasted garlic and rosemary give the potatoes so much flavor. This isn’t your typical bland soup.
We love to serve this as a starter during the holidays.
Vegan Colcannon Soup
This easy Irish soup is our St. Patrick’s Day go to.
The combination of potatoes and carrots give it lots of nutrients, and it's also really delicious.
Vegan Stuffed Potato Recipes
Crispy Stuffed Potato Skins
Next to wings, potato skins are one of the most popular bar foods.
Crispy potato skins, stuffed with vegan meat, onion, spices, pickled jalapeno, cilantro, and fresh and juicy tomato is an irresistible appetizer.
Because these are dairy-free and meat-free, they’re a much healthier way to enjoy one of your favorites.
Vegan Sheperd’s Pie
This Sheperd’s pie recipe is legit.
We spread creamy whipped potatoes over a hearty vegan meat and vegetable base and then baked it until the potatoes develop a crisp crust.
This is a perfect meal for St. Patrick’s Day or whenever you’re in the mood for vegan comfort food.
Vegan Sweet Potato Recipes
This wouldn’t be a complete potato recipe roundup if it didn’t include some of our best sweet potato recipes.
We love sweet potatoes for their taste and for the nutrients they provide.
Vegan Sweet Potato Appetizers
Savory Sweet Potato Brushchetta
Adding savory spices to sweet potato elevates the flavor of the potato.
When you spread it over buttery toasted bread and top it with vegan ricotta cheese, you get an easy and delicious appetizer that’s perfect for happy hour and the holidays.
Crispy Sweet Potato Fries
Sweet potato fries are great with all of our vegan burger recipes, or on their own as a snack.
These are tossed in a little cornstarch to give them a bit more crispiness on the outside.
Try our oven baked sweet potato fries and let us know what you think.
Vegan Sweet Potato & Black Bean Empanadas
Sweet potato, black beans, and warm and spicy spices are wrapped up in a tender dough, and then oven fried to a golden brown.
This easy vegan appetizer recipe always gets rave reviews.
Vegan Sweet Potato Salad and Soup Recipes
Sweet Potato Noodle Salad
We spiralized a sweet potato into noodles and then quickly cooked them in coconut oil to soften, then tossed them in a spicy peanut & sriracha sauce with chickpeas.
There are so many wonderful flavors in this healthy and easy dish.
It’s perfect for lunch, a snack, or a light dinner.
Vegan Sweet Potato & Pumpkin Bisque
We used Hannah sweet potatoes to make this creamy soup.
Hannah sweet potatoes are white and not as sweet as orange sweet potatoes.
They pair beautifully with the pumpkin in this festive fall and winter soup.
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Christine @ Run Plant Based says
Yum, such a great collection of recipes. Thanks!
Linda Meyer says
Thank you! We hope you try some. 🙂