After a week away at the cottage we ended up coming home with a bag of potatoes and not much else. I also happened to have some almond milk and vegan margarine in the fridge and I was hungry, so naturally, I tried my hand at vegan scalloped potatoes! (I was also eager to try out my new-to-me convection toaster oven and this was a perfect experiment.)
So here we go…
- 1/4 cp vegan margarine, melted
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- 6 Tbsp flour
- 6 medium potatoes, thinly sliced (like real thin, as thin as you can!)
- 1 onion, finely chopped (I used sweet but I think red would be nice too)
- 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 2 cps non-dairy milk (I used almond)
- paprika for garnish
- Use some vegan margarine to light grease a 9 x 9 baking dish, and if you’re using a conventional oven, preheat to 350 degrees.
- Mix your salt and pepper into your flour.
- Mix chopped garlic and chopped onions.
- Place 1/3 of the sliced potatoes along the bottom of the pan, followed by 1/3 of the onions and garlic, 1/3 of the remaining margarine and half the flour.
- Repeat this layer with 1/3 of the potatoes, 1/3 of the onions and garlic, 1/3 of the margarine and the remaining flour. Top this with the rest of the potatoes, onions and margarine.
- Pour non-dairy milk slowly into the pan until it almost covers the top layer. Sprinkle with paprika and a bit more salt and pepper.
- Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour and then remove foil. Continue to bake uncovered for 30 minutes, until the potatoes are soft and the milk is thick. If you are using a convection oven (conventional or toaster) the cooking time may be less, so just keep an eye on things.
- Serve with some freshly chopped green onion and a dollop of vegan sour cream like Sour Supreme or with some mozzarella Daiya shreds melted on top and fresh cracked black pepper. YUMM! Alternatively, for a cheesier dish all the way through, add some mozzarella Daiya shreds to each layer before baking!
I could smell the buttery onions and garlic after 20 minutes, and the aroma filled the whole house until they were finished. I hope you enjoy it! Please share in the comments any thoughts or changes you would make :)