We already had mashed potatoes, candy potatoes, and scalloped potatoes, however there was one thing particular lacking from our potato-themed vacation facet dish assortment! Say hiya to the (vegan) potato gratin — a creamy and basic facet that’s beautiful sufficient for any celebration!
Whether or not you like Yukon gold potatoes, purple potatoes, or candy potatoes, this dish has you lined. It’s filled with garlicky, savory goodness because of a dreamy dairy-free sauce, and it requires simply 8 substances! Allow us to present you the way it’s executed!
What’s Au Gratin?
Gratin, additionally known as au gratin, is a French cooking approach that includes making a scrumptious browned crust over a dish (supply). Whereas the topping is normally made with breadcrumbs, grated cheese, egg, and/or butter, the next is a vegan and gluten-free model of a potato gratin.
Methods to Make a Vegan Potato Gratin
This savory plant-based facet begins with a flavorful cream sauce made with cashews, garlic, dietary yeast, salt, pepper, and nutmeg (for magnificence)! The result’s a creamy dairy-free sauce that may naturally thicken and caramelize within the oven. YUM.
After mixing the sauce, chopped rosemary joins the celebration for an additional flavorful contact. Then it’s time to coat the thinly sliced potatoes within the sauce and add them to the baking dish. We wish to use a wide range of potatoes as a result of we love fairly colours, however any potato works nicely!
The ultimate contact earlier than the oven is a sprinkle of vegan parmesan (duh) and an additional sprint of rosemary (so stylish)!
After a fast vacay within the oven, the gratin is prepared: tender potatoes with crispy edges, coated in garlicky, “tacky” goodness. And that presentation? Ten out of ten, if we do say so ourselves!
We hope you LOVE this vegan potato gratin! It’s:
& SO basic!
Get pleasure from it as a part of a vacation unfold or as a flexible facet dish. It pairs nicely with our 1-Pan Garlicky Inexperienced Beans with Slivered Almonds, Thyme & White Bean Pot Pies, Lemon & Herb Roasted Rooster, and extra!
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Servings 4 (beneficiant facet servings)
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup uncooked cashews
- 3 medium cloves garlic
- 3 Tbsp dietary yeast
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 1/4 tsp every sea salt and black pepper (plus extra to style)
- 1/8 tsp floor nutmeg (elective)
- 2 tsp contemporary rosemary (finely chopped // plus extra for topping)
- 3 giant (~200 g every) potatoes of alternative (very thinly sliced, ~1/16 inch. We used 1 Yukon gold, 1 candy potato, and 1 purple potato)
- 2 Tbsp vegan parmesan cheese
Preheat the oven to 400 levels F (204 C) and set out an 8 x 8-inch (or related dimension) baking dish or oven-proof skillet (modify the dimensions of the dish if altering the default variety of servings).
To a high-speed blender, add the water, cashews, garlic cloves, dietary yeast, olive oil, salt, pepper, and nutmeg (elective). Mix on excessive till very clean with no bits of cashews remaining, scraping down the edges as wanted. This takes about 1-2 minutes. Switch to a mixing bowl and add the finely chopped rosemary. Combine to evenly mix.
Add the sliced potatoes to the bowl of sauce in small batches, tossing with clear palms to evenly coat every slice in sauce. Switch the slices to your baking dish of alternative and prepare them in spirals, or rows, the place they’re shut along with no giant gaps (see pictures). Repeat till all of the potatoes are coated in sauce and organized within the dish. Pour any remaining sauce excessive of the potatoes and jiggle the dish facet to facet to get the sauce to settle between the potatoes.
Sprinkle the highest with the vegan parmesan cheese and some small sprigs of rosemary, then cowl with foil. Bake for 45-55 minutes or till the potatoes are very tender when poked with a knife. Take away the foil and bake for an extra quarter-hour to brown the highest.
Get pleasure from heat! Leftovers hold for 2-3 days within the fridge or within the freezer for as much as 1 month.
*Vitamin data is a tough estimate calculated with 200 grams every of Yukon gold potato, purple potato, and candy potato and with out elective substances.
Serving: 1 beneficiant facet serving Energy: 308 Carbohydrates: 35.6 g Protein: 9.7 g Fats: 15.5 g Saturated Fats: 2.5 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 2.2 g Monounsaturated Fats: 9.5 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 236 mg Potassium: 640 mg Fiber: 5.3 g Sugar: 4.2 g Vitamin A: 1065 IU Vitamin C: 10 mg Calcium: 40 mg Iron: 4.3 mg