Potatoes aren’t just an affordable delicacy. They’re a vital element in the history of mankind. Spanish mercenaries bursting into indigenous Andean huts in search of gold found these nutritious nuggets. A European battle was fought until the supply of potatoes ran out. Millions of Irish starved or left their homeland when their nationwide potato crop was struck by blight. Prepare your family for their daily battles with Potato Pancakes from Robin Robertson of VegNews.
When quoting Shakespeare to the apple of your eye, serve them a side of “love apples,” also known as potatoes. Even as the Bard was penning romance and comedy, potatoes were held in high esteem as aphrodisiacs. Might we suggest Eggplant, Potato & Pepper Casserole from the pages of Bon Appetit via Epicurious and Yummly, to spice up your next tryst?
Last, but not least, if you prefer your potatoes a little on the Florentine side or need a bit more iron in your diet, be sure to bake up some Potato Spinach Casserole from Ashley Adams at About.com. You’ll be like the potato who crossed the road and grab the fork ahead.
Creamy Potato Salad (DF, GF, SF, K, V, VG) The Blender Girl
Eggplant, Potato & Pepper Casserole (DF, GF, SF, K, V, VG) Bon Appetit/Epicurious/Yummly
Potato Spinach Casserole (DF, SF, K, V, VG) Ashley Adams/About.com
Potato Skins (DF, GF, SF, K, V, VG) Vegan Happy Hour
Potato Pancakes (DF, SF, K, V, VG) Robin Robertson/VegNews
Remember to visit our Recipe Index for more dairy free vegan potato recipes. Bon apotato! ;-)