Published by Rebecca Maness.

Have a bag full of potatoes but not sure what to make? Don’t worry—there are endless ways to cook this versatile spud. These vegan potato recipes range from quick and simple side dishes to meals worthy of a five-star restaurant, but all of them are free from cheese, milk, eggs, and any other ingredients that harm animals.

Vegan Baked Potato Soup

A creamy, cheesy potato soup that’s made without the suffering of cows or pigs! This recipe uses soy milk, raw cashews, vegan butter, and nutritional yeast for the perfect savory spoonful. It’s also topped with vegan bacon, sour cream, and cheddar.

Crispy Potato Tacos with Garlic Tomato Sauce

Tacos de papa is a dish usually made with cow’s milk cheese, but this cow-friendly version uses vegan butter and almond-milk ricotta.

Vegan Breakfast Potato Hash

Potatoes, onions, and peppers combine for a classic breakfast hash. This version is made even heartier with the addition of black beans, kale, and optional Beyond Meat Beyond Breakfast Sausage.

Aloo Matar—Easy Pea & Potato Curry

This 30-minute potato curry is a healthy weeknight dish that’s packed with flavor from a variety of Indian spices.

Roasted Potatoes

Customize this classic side dish by adding your favorite seasonings or herbs.

Garlicky Mashed Potatoes

A whole head of garlic goes into these mashed potatoes. Use your favorite vegan butter and unsweetened vegan milk to make them rich and creamy.

vegan garlicky mashed potatoes

Super Crispy Oven Fries with Vegan Aioli

Better than fast food, these French fries are easy to make at home. Bake them to a perfect crisp, and serve an herby, egg-free vegan aioli alongside them.

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are thinly sliced potato rounds layered in a baking dish with a creamy vegan béchamel sauce.

Scratch Gnocchi

These fluffy pillows of potato goodness can be tossed in your favorite pasta sauce or served simply with vegan butter, herbs, and peas.

Crispy Oven-Baked Potato Wedges

This hearty and healthy side can be served with your favorite vegan sauce or guacamole.

The BEST Crispy Hash Browns (Restaurant-Style!)

To create perfectly crispy diner-style hash browns, steam the potatoes whole before you shred them.

Divine Vegan Latkes for Hanukkah

Hanukkah isn’t the only time of year when you can enjoy these fluffy latkes. Serve them with vegan sour cream and applesauce.

Southern Vegan Potato Salad

Eggless vegan mayo makes this potato salad recipe rich and creamy. Serve it alongside barbecue tofu and corn on the cob for a classic cookout dinner.

Vegan Potato Pan Pizza

Thinly sliced potatoes, red onion, and rosemary make for a delightful pizza combination, especially when piled on top of a thick, chewy crust.

Stuffed Baked Potatoes with Herb Dip

These loaded baked potatoes are stuffed with vegan cheese, mushrooms, spinach, and tomatoes.

If you live a more on-the-go lifestyle, try ATLAS MONROE’s Ultra Creamy Mashed Potatoes.


Whether you’re making a classic recipe or trying something new, vegan cooking is sure to satisfy your taste buds. For more inspiration and guidance for going vegan, take our 3-Week Vegan Challenge:

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