30+ Vegan Potato Recipes From All Around the World

By Anna Kot, Best of Vegan Senior Editor

Today’s list is packed with flavorful vegan recipes from all over the world because clearly there isn’t a cuisine that doesn’t have its own creative take on everyone’s favorite root vegetable – potatoes! We’re celebrating National Potato Day with a host of appetizers, sides, and main dishes starring potatoes inspired by Indian, Canadian, German, Russian, American, Filipino, Korean, Kurdish, British, Malay, Swedish, Jewish, Ecuadorian, Mexican, Spanish, and Italian cuisines, as well some universal international recipes. Pick your favorite vegan potato recipe and take a journey with it! And if you’re looking for ways to make good old vegan fries, check out our 29 Vegan Recipes for Anyone Who Loves Fries list. Enjoy!

international vegan potato recipes

Vegan Potato Appetizers

Mini Hasselback Roasted Potatoes with Avocado Lime Cilantro Sauce by The Plant-Based Wok

This vegan potato recipe has Swedish roots, and is definitely a stunner! Buttery and soft baby Hasselback potatoes with crunchy, crisp edges, paired with an avocado lime dressing and a tahini garlic sauce, will make a perfectly shareable appetizer!

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Potato Onion Donuts by The Korean Vegan

Joanne Molinaro of The Korean Vegan demonstrates how easy it is to veganize some dishes with this scrumptious vegan potato recipe for savory gluten-free donuts! Check out her post for step-by-step photo instructions.

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Crispy Potato Bhajias by Sanjana Feasts

Bhajias are spicy hot vegetable appetizers/snacks of Indian descent. According to Sanjana Feasts, potato bhajias ones are the most iconic! Pair them with some refreshing homemade chutney & enjoy.

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Mashed Potato Waffles by Hot for Food

Where I come from, potatoes never get left over. But if this isn’t the case for you, this vegan waffle recipe transforms leftover mashed potatoes into lovely bite-sized treats! What a fun way to reduce food waste.

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Easy Vegan Latkes by The Jewish Vegan

Jewish vegan potato recipe

A classic Hanukkah comfort food, veganized. Enjoy these crispy potato pancakes any time of year with this flavorful recipe by The Jewish Vegan! Check out the full post for tips that will help you make some really delicious vegan latkes.

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Vegan Pesto-stuffed Crispy Potato Cakes by Earth of Maria

Vegan Pesto-stuffed Crispy Potato Cakes from Maria Gureeva's Earthy Vegan Eats

This vegan potato recipe yields next-level gluten-free pancakes stuffed with homemade pesto that’s made with spinach & macadamia nuts. Yum! This recipe is an exclusive from Maria Gureeva’s cookbook Earthy Vegan Eats: 60 Delicious Gluten-Free Plant-Based Recipes.

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Korean Braised Potatoes (Gamja Jorim) by The Foodie Takes Flight

Korean vegan potato recipe

Gamja Jorim is a Korean dish of potatoes that are cooked down and coated in a sweet and savory glaze. According to The Foodie Takes Flight, the term jorim means simmering something in a sauce until the sauce has been absorbed/reduced. These potatoes are enjoyable as they are, but they pair really well with steamed rice, too.

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Vegan Potato Adobo Tamales by Dora’s Table

Mexican vegan potato recipe

Tamales have got to be one of the most famous Mexican dishes, and now you can make them at home! These tender vegan tamales stuffed with potatoes and peas in a spicy adobo sauce are an absolute delight.

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Taco Bell Potatoes by Thee Burger Dude

Why go to a fast-food chain when you can make better-tasting, 100% vegan, absolutely delicious treats at home? Thee Burger Dude gives us a 3-in-1 Taco Bell copycat experience: he veganized their most popular potato-based dishes like Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes, Spicy Potato Taco, and Beefy Potato-rito. 

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Smashed Potatoes with Green Chutney by Upbeet Anisha

Step up your smashed potato game with this vegan Indian-inspired recipe by Upbeet Anisha. The trick is in the flavorful mint chutney that adds extra zing when paired with crispy hot potatoes!

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Vegan Potato Salad with Beans by Cooking for Peanuts

Vegan Potato Salad with Beans

Nisha Melvani, a.k.a. Cooking for Peanuts believes that potatoes get a bad rap – but they don’t have to! You can totally make them a part of a healthy diet. Learn more about doing so here, or simply make this delicious & filling vegan potato salad, because it speaks louder than words!

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Potato Crisps with Creamy Dill Dip by Pickup Limes

Hot comforting baked potato crisps paired with one-bowl creamy dill dipping sauce? Sign us up! This recipe is pretty straightforward, but the tahini dill dip makes it quite sophisticated.

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Deviled Potatoes by Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen

Deviled potatoes are a vegan spin on deviled eggs, which is a cold appetizer that is also known as Russian eggs, and yet has nothing to do with Russia – it originates in ancient Rome, with major reappearances in medieval Spanish and Victorian-era American cuisines. What a journey! Anyhow, its modern version has got to be these vegan potato “eggs” that are easy to prepare and will make a perfect addition to your party appetizer spread.

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Vegan Garlic Parmesan Potato Stacks by The Curious Chickpea

Scalloped potatoes with a twist! In this vegan potato recipe, the slices are stacked upright and made into individual-sized portions because why not! Great as a side dish or to be enjoyed on their own.

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Vegan Potato Sides

Vegan French Onion Mashed Potatoes by Eat Figs, Not Pigs

This vegan potato recipe by Eat Figs, Not Pigs is what would happen if French onion soup and creamy mashed potatoes met, fell in love, and had a baby! Homemade croutons and caramelized onions take this comforting side to the next level.

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Easy Sambal Potato (Sambal Ubi Kentang) by Woon Heng

Ubi kentang is a Malay word for potato and Sambal is a red chili paste so Sambal Ubi Kentang literally means “red chili paste potato”, according to Woon Heng. If baked potatoes tossed in a spicy Sambal sauce sound like your cup of tea, head on over to Woon Heng’s blog for the full recipe!

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Slavic Braised Potatoes with Mushrooms by Slavic Vegan

Russian vegan potato recipe

Potatoes are truly the pillars of Slavic cuisines, as they’re included in so many recipes for soups, sides, and appetizers! Most dishes, like these braised potatoes with mushrooms, are easy to make with accessible ingredients, and yet they’re incredibly comforting and delicious. Anastasia, the creator of Slavic Vegan, says that this vegan potato recipe is “so Slavic that you’ll start speaking with a Russian accent after having it.” Let us know if it works!

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Lemon Pepper Potatoes by demeals

A potluck-perfect vegan side, these lemon pepper potatoes are flavourful, herby, and most importantly, super easy to prepare! With under 10 ingredients & under 30 minutes of cooking, this vegan potato recipe will become your go-to side dish!

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Vegan Patatas Bravas by School Night Vegan

Spanish vegan potato recipe

These fully vegan patatas bravas (which translates to “spicy potatoes”) are a Spanish-inspired dish that’s served with an extra creamy garlic aioli and a spicy tomato sauce. According to School Night Vegan, they are the most perfect summer side dish in the world!

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Batata Harra (Middle Eastern Skillet Potatoes) by The Mediterranean Dish

Middle Eastern vegan potato recipe

“Spicy potatoes”, but make it Mediterranean! ​​Batata Harra is a skillet potatoes side dish that has regional variations across the Middle East. This recipe in particular leans more toward the Egyptian version – it’s not overwhelmingly spicy, but still super flavorful thanks to garlic, warm spices, fresh herbs, and a splash of lime juice.

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Bombay Potatoes by Holy Cow Vegan

Indian vegan potato recipe

Bombay potatoes are an Indian dish made of cubed, parboiled, and then fried and seasoned potatoes with various spices. And with only 9 pantry-friendly ingredients you can easily make this one-pot vegan potato recipe at home!

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Baked Potato Roses by Vegelicacy

Slavs really do love their potatoes in all sorts of shapes, forms, temperatures, ways! This vegan potato recipe is pretty straightforward, and you can use these festive and elegant “roses” to decorate other dishes, or enjoy them on their own!

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Vegan Potato Mains

Vegan Fish Pie by The Sasha Diaries

British vegan potato recipe

Fish pie is a well-loved British dish that’s traditionally made with an assortment of white fish, and usually one of the smoked variety. For her veganized version, Sasha Gill of The Sasha Diaries used banana blossoms & shredded shiitake for texture, a pinch of smoked paprika for the smokey undertones, and a combination of lemon juice and seaweed flakes to give the filling that briny, seaside whiff. And it’s obviously all topped with potatoes, what a treat!

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Easy Vegan Poutine by Vancouver with Love

Canadian vegan potato recipe

Poutine is a Canadian classic, made by piling cheese curds and gravy on top of potato fries. This vegan poutine by Vancouver with Love is made with vegan cheese curds and mushroom gravy, which makes it an easy, yet perfectly delicious comfort food!

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Vegan Locro De Papa (Ecuadorian Potato and Cheese Soup) by Sweet Simple Vegan

Ecuadorian vegan potato recipe

According to Jasmine of Sweet Simple Vegan, locro is a thick and hearty stew that is popular in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador, Southern Colombia, and Argentina. There are many variations that exist, but she shared a veganized Ecuadorian potato and cheese version created with help from her abuelita.

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Jamaican Spicy Potato Curry by Healthier Steps

Jamaican vegan potato recipe

Curries are a big part of Jamaican cuisine, but traditionally they are not vegan. This vegan potato recipe by Healthier Steps lets you in on the Jamaican curry eating experience without using animal products, though! It’s made with chunky potatoes that are cooked in spices along with chickpeas, carrots, and green peas. Yum!

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Vegan Janssons Frestelse (Swedish Potato Gratin) by Good Eatings

Swedish vegan potato recipe

Janssons frestelse means “Jansson’s temptation”, and is a deliciously decadent Swedish potato gratin. This dish is traditionally made with dairy cream and anchovies, but with this recipe by Good Eatings, you can experience this Swedish treat at home the vegan way!

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Vegan Tirşka Batata (Potato Stew) with Heirloom Tomatoes & Tender New Potatoes by Legally Plant-Based

Vegan Tirşka Batata (Potato Stew) with Heirloom Tomatoes & Tender New Potatoes

This melt-in-your-mouth vegan tirşka batata (potato stew) by Seiran Sinjari has been featured in this week’s Culture Tuesday article, 10 Vegan Kurdish Recipes You Need To Try, and we couldn’t resist including it among other amazing vegan potato recipes from around the world on today’s list!

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Easy Vegan Gnocchi by Floured Frame

Italian vegan potato recipe

Gnocchi, a.k.a. the easiest pasta you can make at home, are the perfect dinner/date/meal prep recipe because they require only 3 ingredients (potatoes being the main one, of course), and no specific pasta-making skills or equipment, and yet are still delicious and very impressive. Douse them in your favorite sauce & enjoy!

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Vegan Poppyseed Potato Pasta with Plum Sauce by Zucker & Jagdwurst

German vegan potato recipe

If you’re looking to explore more advanced potato pasta recipes, try this vegan potato recipe for Schupfnudeln – a German pasta dish that’s traditionally savory, but the gals over at Zucker & Jagdwurst made into a sweet poppyseed potato pasta with plum sauce!

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Vegan Mechado Stew Recipe (Filipino Meat & Potato Stew) by Astig Vegan

Filipino vegan potato recipe

Mechado is a Filipino meat-and-potato stew with an incredibly creamy sauce and savory ingredients. According to Astig Vegan, its signature ingredient is pork fat, which might explain Mechado‘s name origin – “mecha” in Spanish or “nitsa” in Tagalog means candle wick, and perhaps that’s an allusion to fat melting away like a candle. Her plant-based version, however, works just as well with vegan butter and meat alternatives!

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Vegan Potato Dauphinoise Gratin by Rhian’s Recipes

French vegan potato recipe

Potato casserole, scalloped potatoes, or potato gratin – whatever you call it, this dish is the pinnacle of comfort food with its golden brown, crispy top that hides layers of velvety potatoes enveloped in a luxuriously creamy sauce. Absolutely drool-worthy!

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Cheezy Potato Focaccia by SO VEGAN

Another Italian-inspired treat on today’s list, this vegan potato recipe is super easy to make & pantry-friendly (5 ingredients only!), and we’re absolutely here for it.

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Article by Anna Kot.

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