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Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes

Potatoes can be an easy and versatile side dish to accompany just about any meal, but many of these potato recipes can also be served as an entree. If you're looking for a vegetarian or vegan potato or sweet potato recipe, you've come to the right place! Scroll through dozens of recipes for mashed potatoes, potato salad, baked sweet potato fries, roasted potatoes, scalloped potatoes and more!

Gourmet vegan mashed potatoes with cashew cream and fresh rosemary
A simple yet gourmet vegetarian and vegan recipe for gourmet mashed potatoes, prepared with a rich cashew cream and fresh rosemary.

Vegetarian Mashed Potatoes with Fresh Herbs
A recipe for vegetarian and vegan mashed potatoes with an abundance of flavors from fresh herbs, including basil, rosemary and fresh parsley. These vegetarian and vegan mashed potatoes are so flavorful on their own, you might want to eat them plain. Or, if you prefer, serve with your favorite vegetarian gravy.

Vegan Whipped Sweet Potatoes
These super creamy mashed vegan sweet potatoes with non-dairy sour cream would make a lovely side dish to round out a Thanksgiving dinner. Of course, they're also perfect for any fall meal or anytime you're craving sweet potatoes.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Candied Pecans
This might just be the perfect sweet potato recipe for Thanksgiving or any time. Sweet potatoes are mashed with just a bit of brown sugar and candied pecans on top. It's so simple, it's perfect. Use a vegan margarine and non-dairy sour cream for a vegan version.

Classic Potato Salad with Dijon and Vegetarian Bacon Bits
Classic Potato Salad with Dijon and Vegetarian Bacon Bits. American style potato salad, but a vegetarian version using vegetarian bacon bits. Serve this potato salad recipe at a barbecue, picnic or potluck.

6 ways to make vegan latkes
Looking for the perfect egg-free, dairy-free vegan latke recipe? Look no further! Try some of these vegan latkes, suitable for any occasion, including Hanukkah, breakfast, brunch, dinner, or even dessert.

Oven-roasted vegetable mix
A vegetarian vegetable side dish of roasted wintery vegetables in a lightly sweetened sauce. This recipe combines sweet potatoes, cauliflowers and Brussels sprouts into a healthy and simple vegetable side dish to accompany any meal. Use vegan margarine instead of butter to make these vegetables vegan and a bit lighter. Suitable for those on a...

Spicy Vegan Scalloped Potatoes with Chilies
Vegan scalloped potatoes using vegan margarine for an easy and healthier, cholesterol-free scalloped potato recipe. Scalloped potatoes are a warming side dish for any meal.

Easy Vegan Sweet Potato Latke Recipe
These simple vegan sweet potato latkes are sweetened with just a touch of brown sugar and cinnamon to make them extra delicious.

Easy Crock Pot Potatoes with Cheese
A simple crockpot recipe for baked potatoes with parmesan cheese. If you need a quick side dish to make in your crockpot, try these easy potatoes. Chop them in the morning, and they're ready to go by dinner.

Vegetarian Stuffed Potato Skins
Cheesey Vegetarian Stuffed Potato Skins with Vegetarian Bacon Bits

Vegan Colcannon with Kale
Vegan Colcannon with Kale

Okinawa Sweet Potatoes
Okinawa Sweet Potatoes

Vegan Sweet Potato Kugel Recipe
This vegetarian and vegan kugel recipe with sweet potatoes, apples and carrots, is cholesterol-free and lower in fat than a traditional kugel with eggs. Sweet potato kugel can be served as a vegetarian entree.

Sweet Potatoes with Beans
Sweet potatoes are a great fall side dish. This recipe combines the flavors of Thanksgiving - sweet potatoes, cranberries and spices - with the filling fiber and protein of baked beans. Perfect for your holiday table, or any time.

Fingerling Potatoes with Dulse Recipe
A vegetarian and vegan recipe for fingerling or new potatoes with cashew cream and crisped dulse flakes from The Conscious Cook by Tal Ronnen. Tal says: "This is an upgrade of a very easy, old-fashioned recipethe twice-baked potato. In this version, you get the richness from cashew cream spiked with horseradish and the sea vegetable dulse."

Vegan Chili "Cheese" Fries
Vegan Chili "Cheese" Fries

Spicy Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad
This sweet potato quinoa salad recipe is high in protein, low in fat, and high in spicy and sweet flavor! Whole grain quinoa cooks quicker than most grains and is an excellent source of protein with about 11 grams of protein per cup of cooked quinoa. This quinoa salad recipe makes for a great main dish or a salad. Bring quinoa salad to a picnic...

Sweet potato risotto
A homemade gourmet meatless risotto recipe made with roasted sweet potatoes, white wine and arborio rice.

Cheesey Stuffed Potatoes
Cheesey Stuffed Potatoes

Gluten-Free Potatoes with Olive Aioli
Gluten-Free Potatoes with Olive Aioli

Breakfast Home Fries
Classic all-American diner-style vegetarian and vegan breakfast home fries! Who doesn't like a greasy, filling potato fry-up for breakfast, whether you're vegetarian or vegan or not? Potato home fries, like hash browns, are a wonderful cure for a hangover!

Aloo Dum - Indian Spiced Potatoes
Aloo Dum Indian Spiced Potatoes

Hot German Potato Salad Recipe
Hot German Potato Salad Recipe

Grilled potato salad with beans
Grilled potato salad with beans

Easy Low-Fat Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Easy Low-Fat Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Creamy Vegan Mashed Potatoes with Chives
A potato recipe for creamy vegan mashed potatoes using non-dairy creamer, vegan margarine and fresh chives. If you like mashed potatoes, this dairy-free vegan mashed potato recipe won't dissapoint!

Sweet potato veggie burgers
These award winning vegetarian and vegan sweet potato burgers were developed by blogger Nikki Haney.

Whole Wheat Penne Pasta with Sweet Potatoes and Parmesan
Savory, velvety sweet potatoes combine with plenty of rich fresh Parmesan cheese, fresh sage and leeks for a one-dish vegetarian pasta meal.

Sweet Potato Coins (Vegan)
These sweet potato fries are a savory and salty alternative to french fries.

Crockpot sweet potatoes
Sweet potatoes slow cooked with apples and spices in the crock pot makes for a healthy vegetarian and vegan side dish perfect for Thanksgiving or any day.

Leftover mashed potato patties with Swiss chard
Leftover mashed potato patties with Swiss chard - Vegetarian and vegan potato patties

Coconut Sweet Potatoes
Coconut Sweet Potatoes

Irish Colcannon Potatoes and Cabbage
Colcannon is a traditional Irish side dish, and this version is both vegetarian and vegan. Make this recipe for St. Patrick's Day, or anyday that you are longing for a wee taste of Ireland.

Crockpot scalloped potatoes
You can make these cheesy crockpot scalloped potatoes dairy-free and vegan by substituting a vegan cream cheese, such as Tofutti, for the regular cream cheese. Potatoes are a great vegetarian side dish to make in your crock pot or slow cooker.

Spicy Indian Potatoes with Chilies
Spicy Indian Potatoes with Chilies. This is an easy vegetarian and vegan Indian dish that really packs the heat. If you like your Indian food spicy, add a couple extra chilies, or cut back to reduce the spice a bit.

Twice Baked Potatoes with Vegetarian "SmartBacon" Recipe
Twice Baked Potatoes with Vegetarian "SmartBacon" Recipe

Vegetarian Gado Gado Salad with Potatoes
Inspired by a traditional Indonesian gado gado salad, this is a spicy Asian vegetarian and vegan salad with tofu, potatoes, and a peanut satay-style dressing. Indonesian gado gado salad usually uses tempeh and is served with crispy fried crackers, but this similar easy vegetarian salad recipe is still an exotic and sensual delight.

Curried sweet potato and freekeh salad recipe
A hearty vegetarian and vegan curried sweet potato and whole grain freekeh salad recipe with Moroccan influences.

Potato and Green Onion Frittata
Nutritional yeast provides a tangy flavor to this tofu-based vegan frittata. Similar to a quiche, this potato frittata recipe is perfect for breakfast or brunch. Try sprinkling some shredded cheese (dairy or soy) on top for even more flavor.

Easy oven-roasted baby potatoes
A simple oven-roasted potato side dish using a pound of baby potatoes or new potatoes, olive oil, salt and pepper. If you have a gourmet salt blend or a fine quality olive oil, this is a great recipe to use them in.

Sage Potatoes
Vegetarian Sage Potatoes

Basic Vegan Potato Salad
A recipe for a basic vegan potato salad, using vegan egg-free mayonnaise. Vegan potato salad is perfect to bring to a picnic, potluck or vegetarian barbecue.

Quick and Easy Green Bean Potato Salad
A quick and easy potato salad recipe with green beans in a light vinaigrette dressing.

Pralined Sweet Potatoes - Vegan
Southern-inspired side dish with orange flavored sweet potatoes, a touch of sugar, and pecans.

Quick and easy vegetarian broccoli and potato curry recipe
A quick and easy curry recipe using broccoli and potatoes cooked in an Indian-spiced tomato sauce mixture with garam masala, cumin, chili powder and cayenne pepper. This simple and healthy side dish is both vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.

What to do with leftover potatoes
Got leftover potatoes after Thanksgiving? Here's a few ideas on how to repurpose those leftover potatoes, whether they're baked, mashed, boiled or sweet potatoes. Read on.

Charred eggplant and potato curry
In this vegetarian and vegan recipe, you char the eggplant, similar to makin bhaigan ka barta, then add it to a meatless potato and tomato curry with plenty of curry powder, cumin seeds and a bit of cayenne pepper.

Thai green coconut curry with sweet potatoes
A vegetarian and vegan Thai coconut curry with sweet potatoes, snow peas and bell pepper and store-bought green curry paste. This simple vegetarian and vegan green curry recipe takes just a little bit more than fifteen minutes to simmer on your stove-top, minus the chopping time.

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes
Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Spiced Orange Sweet Potatoes - Vegan
This fat-free recipe uses orange marmalade rather than butter to add flavor, rather than fat.

Mashed sweet potatoes with apple cider
Easy mashed sweet potatoes with apple cider - A low-fat vegetarian and vegan Thanksgiving side dish recipe.

Artichoke Mashed Potatoes
Vegan Artichoke Mashed Potatoes

Vegan baked apple and potato gratin recipe
Vegan baked apple and potato gratin recipe - vegan comfort food at it's finest!

Pineapple and Potato Curry Recipe
An Indian-spiced potato curry recipe with pineapple and coconut milk. This indian curry recipe is both vegetarian and vegan.

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
This is an easy and flavorful vegetarian and vegan recipe for roasted potatoes with rosemary. If you can turn on the oven, you can make this recipe!

Vegetarian Cauliflower and Potato Curry Recipe
Vegetarian cauliflower and potato curry, also called Indian aloo gobi is a popular vegetarian Indian curry dish. This is an easy version, but make sure you have all the Indian spices on hand before you try this recipe. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free.

Roasted sweet potato stew with kale and freekeh
A thick and hearty vegetarian and vegan stew recipe made with whole grain freekeh, sweet potatoes and leafy green kale and rounded out with chickpeas to make it a full meal. This freekeh stew recipe has plenty of healthy fiber and protein from both the freekeh and the chickpeas.

Vegetarian Red Lentil Curry Recipe
Made with onions, garlic, scallions, curry powder, chili powder, carrots and potatoes, this vegetarian and vegan lentil and potato dish is a full meal in itself.

Vegan Latkes with Fresh Herbs
Vegan potato latkes are needed for a complete vegan Hannukah meal! Whether or not its time for Hannukah, vegan latkes are a yummy and easy fried potato patty to eat for breakfast or really for anytime, and just about everyone loves to eat latkes! These vegan latkes are made with an egg replacer so they are lower in fat than other latke recipes and are also cholesterol-free.

Curried Split Pea and Potato Soup Recipe
Curried Split Pea and Potato Soup Recipe, a vegetarian and vegan potato and pea soup recipe

Sweet potato biscuits
Homemade sweet potato biscuits recipe. Add a Southern splash to your homecooked meal, or, try these sweet potatoes for a fall or Thanksgiving dinner.

Sweet potato and banana muffins recipe
Got leftover mashed sweet potatoes from you Thanksgiving dinner? Turn them into breakfast muffins with this easy sweet potato and banana muffins recipe

Cheesey Vegetarian Potato Soup Recipe
Cheesey Vegetarian Potato Soup Recipe

Vegetarian Potato and Leek Soup Recipe
Vegetarian Potato and Leek Soup Recipe

Potato and cheese vegetarian taquitos recipe
Like meatless Mexican food? Try these super simple potato and cheese vegetarian taquitos. If you've got leftoer mashed potatoes, these vegetarian taquitos wld be even quicker and easier.

Light and Creamy Dill Potato Salad
Light and Creamy Dill Potato Salad

Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup
Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Soup

Vegan potatoes au gratin
Vegan potatoes au gratin

Autumn Vegetable Puree
Try these sweet potatoes mashed with carrots and turnips for a nutritious alternative to regular mashed potatoes. These pureed and baked fall and winter vegetables would make for a great vegetarian side dish for Thanksgiving or any fall or winter evening. Gluten-free and vegan.

TVP, Potato and Carrot Stew
A vegetarian potato stew recipe with TVP for protein and carrots and veggies as well. A low fat and healthy potato stew recipe.

Roasted Herb Potatoes
Chopped potatoes drizzled with olive oil and tossed with plenty of fresh herbs. This is a very simple ane easy vegetarian and vegan potato side dish.

Quick curried potatoes and spinach
Here's a simple way to use up your leftover Indian spices by making an easy side dish of new potatoes and spinach. It's not a fancy or particularly authentic Indian dish, but it is quick, easy, wholesome and delicious, as well as vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.

Chili Breakfast Potatoes
A quick and easy recipe for Mexican chilied breakfast potatoes with sour cream. This breakfast recipe is vegetarian, but you could easily make it vegan by either omitting the sour cream or using a soy based vegan sour cream instead.

Creamy vegan mashed potatoes with chives and cashew cream
Creamy vegan mashed potatoes with chives and cashew cream

Greek Potatoes Ragout - Patates Yiahni
Greek potatoes ragout - or patates yiahini in Greek - makes for a simple vegetarian and vegan side dish. Or, serve with bread, cheese and a salad to make it a full meal.

Vegan gnocchi without eggs
I've tried plenty of homemade vegan gnocchi recipes, and this one is my favorite way. Egg or no egg, gnocchi always runs the risk of being dry and flaky, rather than light and puffy. An eggless and vegan homemade Italian gnocchi recipe.

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