Potatoes, Easy and Elegant

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→


Mozzarella Mashed Potato Pie

Vegan mozzarella mashed potato pie

Here’s one of my earliest comfort food favorites, a casserole-like dish of mashed potatoes and melted cheese, now veganized, from Vegetariana. With Daiya or Follow Your Heart vegan cheeses, it’s just as good as any dairy version. more→


Southeast Asian-Flavored Spicy Mashed Potatoes

Spicy mashed potatoes

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→


Potatoes and Collard Greens with Vegan Sausage

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


Skillet Potato and Tempeh Hash

Potatoes on cutting board

A hearty vegetarian spin on a “meaty” classic, this is as good served as a quick dinner as it is an offbeat and hearty breakfast. For breakfast or brunch, serve with fruit and whole-grain bread, For a quick dinner, serve with an abundant, colorful tossed salad, whole grain bread, and orange slices. In warmer months, if desired, add fresh corn on the cob. more→


Roasted Potatoes and Tomatoes with Rosemary

Roasted potatoes, flavored with rosemary, were a traditional dish of the old Roman Easter. Here is a contemporary interpretation of this dish. more→


Old-Fashioned Potato-Bread Stuffing

This hearty, casserole-type bread stuffing need not be stuffed into anything; simply enjoy it as a side dish. more→


Mushroom-Stuffed Potatoes

A small amount of vegan cream cheese gives these stuffed potatoes a rich flavor. Serve them with a big tossed salad with chickpeas or beans, and some steamed green beans or asparagus. more→