Making vegan mashed potatoes is really simple. You just need two simple ingredient swaps, and I love adding garlic for a rich savory flavor.
Mushroom gravy is a fantastic alternative to meat-based gravy, and is so flavorful that I love it even though I've never liked gravy.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes & Mushroom Gravy Recipe
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 25 min
Makes 4 servings
The key for a good mushroom gravy is to fully cook the mushrooms, so that they get really dark and brown, and to use a good quality red wine and/or balsamic vinegar for a full-bodied flavor.
The secret to making super creamy mashed potatoes is to make sure they cook fully, and then rather than mashing them puree them with a hand blender or beaters.
Seriously, it makes the most amazing texture. I do the same thing when I make mashed sweet potatoes and I get slightly addicted to the whipped texture.
I included these mashed potatoes, along with an alternative nutrient-dense version, as one of the side dishes I included in the holiday menu I put together for my Healthy Holiday Guide, which I'll be posting for sale very very soon! In time for Thanksgiving, I promise :)
And hope you enjoy the 'throwback' video making this dish in my old kitchen.
This recipe is part of the Healthy Holiday Survival Guide, along with 29 other recipes to help you set up a delicious and nutrient-dense vegan holiday meal.
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