Potatoes in skillet with vegan parmesan, chives, and truffle oil

Healthy Breakfast Potatoes

Healthier roasted potatoes with vegan Parmesan. Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Perfect for breakfast or any meal of the day. 

Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 257 kcal
Author Alex Meyer, MA


Potato Base:

  • 3 large russet potatoes
  • 9 tbsp fresh chives minced
  • ¾ tsp truffle oil
  • ¾ tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp onion powder


  • ½ cup cashews
  • ½ tsp Frontier Salt-Free Garlic and Herb Seasoning
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • ¼ tsp salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 425F (218C)

  2. Dice your potatoes into ½ inch cubes.
  3. In a medium size bowl, add the potatoes, onion powder, and oils. Mix the potatoes, oils, and onion powder together until well incorporated.
  4. Place the potatoes on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake the potatoes for 15 minutes. After the ten minutes are up, toss the potatoes and cook for another 15 minutes.

  6. While the potatoes are cooking, prepare the vegan parmesan and the chives.
  7. Remove the potatoes from the oven and put into the bowl you are serving. Add 1 tbsp of the vegan parmesan and the chives.


  1. Make vegan parmesan by combining the garlic seasoning, cashews, nutritional yeast, and salt in a food processor.
  2. Pulse the ingredients until the texture resembles parmesan.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts are only an estimate

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Breakfast Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 257 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Potassium 916mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 5.9%
Vitamin C 16.1%
Calcium 3.8%
Iron 16.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.