Loaded Baked Potatoes (Vegan)

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>Paprika Fries: Serves 6

  • 1kg of potatoes, cubed
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder (roasted garlic powder is better)
  • A pinch of salt, black pepper and tumeric

>Caramelized Pickled Onions:

  • 2 large yellow onions, thinly sliced
  • 230ml  of water
  • 115ml of cheap white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 4 tbsp of brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar

>Caramelized black mushrooms:

>Coconut Mayonnaise: Makes 1/2 cup

  • 115ml of soy milk
  • 230ml of neutral oil
  • 1 tsp of mustard powder
  • 1 tsp of lemon juice
  • 1-2 tsp of coconut milk powder
  • 1/2 tsp of coconut nectar
  • Salt, Pepper


  • Vegan pesto
  • Vegan parmesan (I used Go Veggies)
  • Diced tomatoes


>For the paprika fries:

-Preheat the oven to 200°C.
-In a bowl, toss the cubed potates with the oil, and the spices until potatoes are well coated.
-Bake for 40 min or until crispy on the outside and fluffy in the middle.

>Caramelized pickled onions:

-Place the sliced onions in a pan with the water and white vinegar.
-Bring to a boil on medium heat, while stirring now and again.
-Strain the onions and discard the vinegar water. Let the onions cool for 15 minutes.
-Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat and add the onions. Cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring every so often.
-Add balsamic vinegar and brown sugar, stirring occasionally, until the sauce is syrupy.
-Get off the heat, put on top of your prapika fries or store away in a sterilized jar.

>Coconut mayonnaise:

-Place the soy milk,mustard powder, lemon juice, coconut milk powder, coconut nectar, salt and pepper in a blender (use an immersion blender). Whizz until well combined.
-Slowly add a stream of your oil while continuing to blend until mayonnaise emulsifies into a thick sauce.


-Once your potatoes are done, take out of the oven and top with your caramelized pickled onions and mushrooms, diced tomatoes, a drizzle of your pesto, a few splashes of coconut mayonnaise and some parmesan. Enjoy!

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