Tasty Potato Dinner Ideas

 

Today we have so many different types of food preferences and diets. However, if there is one food item that unites everyone, it is potatoes! Potatoes are not only uniting, but they are also the torchbearer of humility and versatility among vegetables. The good, old, humble potatoes are easy to prepare and taste incredible with quite a basic seasoning. From a deep-fried potato side dish to a full-fledged potato curry, there is nothing it can’t do. 

Also, as cliche as it may sound, potatoes are the ultimate comfort food, which is why everyone enjoys eating them. But this particular guide is for those who have adopted veganism and enjoy plant-based meals wholeheartedly. With that, let’s look at some super tasty, easy to make, potato recipes made with only plant-based ingredients.

Baked Potato Chips

Here’s a moment of truth for everyone- you can never say no to potato chips! That’s right. Whether you’re watching a movie alone or simply chilling with your friends and family, it all gets better with a bowl of potato chips. But then, there is always that element of concern, whether the chips are good for you or not. This particular recipe will solve that crisis because these chips are baked and not fried in oil. 

Ingredients:

2-3 Cleaned, Scrubbed, Russet Potatoes

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil

Baic seasoning

Procedure:

You need to slice the potatoes thinly and spread them across the baking sheet in a tray. After that, drizzle the olive oil and then season it. You may use any seasonings, such as salt and pepper, paprika, garlic powder, etc. Preheat the oven and bake the potatoes for 20 minutes. And just like that, you have a homemade, oil-free, and vegan bowl of potato goodness. 

Sweet Potato Wedges

This is yet again an old classic and an all-time favorite! No matter what your age is, you simply cannot get past a plate of crispy potato wedges without having a few. It is also the ultimate side dish because sweet potatoes pair well with almost anything and everything. You can spice up any dish by simply pairing it with some well-cooked and well-seasoned potato wedges. 

Ingredients:

2-3 Sweet Potatoes

2 Tbsp. Coconut Oil

Seasoning

Procedure:

For making crispy sweet potato wedges, make sure you have the oven preheating at 425 degrees well in advance. Wash the sweet potatoes, and slice them into wedges. Whether you want to keep the skin on or not is a personal choice. Lay them across the baking tray and coat it with coconut oil and seasoning like salt and pepper, herbs, smoked paprika, etc. Cook for approximately 20 minutes. Serve it with a dipping sauce. 

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are proof that all good things are usually humble and straightforward. Most Americans have been eating mashed potatoes since they were born and continue to eat them even today, with the same childlike delight. The reason? Pretty simple- they taste like a warm hug and stand as the epitome of classic, old-school, delicious cooking. Let’s learn how to make it the vegan way. 

Ingredients:

2 Lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 

2 Tbs. Coconut Oil

3-5 Minced Garlic Cloves

Seasoning- Salt, And Pepper

Garnishing- Parsley/Coriander, Etc

Procedure:

First and foremost, boil the potatoes for 10-15 minutes. Make sure you add salt to the boiling water. Once the potatoes are tender, take them off the heat, peel them and mash them until they are smooth. After that, pour the olive and coconut oil into a pan and add the minced garlic. Once the garlic is slightly cooked, add the mashed potato mixture, stir it well, and season with salt and pepper. 

Potato Soup

Potato soup is the perfect combination since it is full of vegetables and potatoes. Your body gets an incredible amount of nutrients, ensuring good health and sound sleep. In addition to that, potato soup is super tasty, especially when it is with the right ingredients, and of course, love. 

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp. Olive Oil

1 Cup Of Onion, Carrots, And Celery Each

3-4 Cloves Of Minced Garlic

3-4 Russet Potatoes, Washed, And Scrubbed

4 Cups Water

2 Cups Almond Milk

Seasoning- Salt, And Pepper

Procedure:

To make a tasty and nourishing vegan potato soup, start with heating the olive oil in a pan and add the minced garlic. Slightly cook the garlic and add all the vegetables (carrots, onion, and celery), and cook them until they turn soft. After they soften, add the peeled potatoes, pour four cups of water, and season with salt and pepper. Once the potatoes are tender, take the mixture off the heat and pour it into a blender. Add two cups of almond milk, blend it up and cook it again for a couple of minutes. Add a bit more salt and pepper, and serve it hot. 

Other Ideas

These were the top four vegan-friendly potato recipes that are quick to make and satisfying to the tummy. Additionally, you may also try the following dishes:

    • Vegan Potato Salad
    • Sweet Potato Cheese Sauce
    • Vegan Shepherd’s Pie
    • Vegan French Fries
    • Vegan Corn And Potato Chowder
    • Sweet Potato Vegan Muffins

Conclusion

In a nutshell, potatoes are the ultimate king of comforting meals. The recipes above are easy to make, tried, and tested vegan potato recipes that you and your vegan friends will enjoy. Make sure you add one common ingredient in all the recipes, which is love.