Potatoes, Easy and Elegant

Potatoes with Tofu and Green Chilies

Potato and tofu with green chilies casserole

Here’s a casserole of potatoes and tofu, laced with green chilies —hot or mild, as you prefer. Both comforting and invigorating, this is good served with refried beans or other simple bean dish, and a colorful salad. more→

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Roasted Potatoes with Black Olives

Here’s a simple way to bring out great flavor in potatoes. The olives add little bursts of flavor in every bite.

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Extra Tasty Mashed Potatoes

This terrific alternative to the classic mashed potatoes with peas on the side eliminates chasing peas around the plate. Leftovers, if there are any, are good in other recipes such as Potato Balls, Dave’s Stuffed Mushrooms, or they can be fried for breakfast. Excerpted from Dating Vegans: Recipes for Relationships*by Anne Dinshah. Published by American Vegan Society, © 2012. Reprinted by permission. more→

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Cold Potato, Green Bean, and Quinoa Soup

Green beans on table

Potatoes, green beans, and quinoa make a refreshing trio in a cold summer soup. Serve with fresh corn on the cob and a colorful salad or grilled veggies.

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Sweet and White Potato Casserole with Apples

This rich combination of white and sweet potatoes, subtly sweetened with apple, is perfectly suited your major comfort food cravings of the cool season. This is one of my favorite comfort food recipes (which was titled Les Trois Pommes), updated, from Vegetariana. more→

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Mozzarella Mashed Potato Pie

Here’s one of my earliest comfort food favorites, now veganized, from Vegetariana. With Daiya or Follow Your Heart vegan cheeses, it’s just as good as with the real thing. more→

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Southeast Asian-Flavored Spicy Mashed Potatoes

Potatoes At Market

Here’s an unusual twist on ordinary mashed potatoes inspired by a Southeast Asian recipe. These mashed potatoes are embellished with fresh chili pepper, coconut yogurt, and ginger. Serve with a simple tempeh or tofu dish (Sweet and Smoky Tofu or Tempeh Strips go well with this) and a bountiful tossed salad for an easy meal. more→

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Potatoes and Collard Greens with Vegan Sausage

Here’s a hearty dish of potatoes and vegan sausage, highlighting calcium-rich collard greens. more→

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