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vegan potato salad in a wooden salad bowl with serving spoon

Vegan Potato Salad (Vegan Mayonnaise & Dill)

  • Author: Verna
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8- 10 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Vegan Potato Salad! Eggless, dairy free and fabulous! with creamy red potatoes, best tangy mayo dressing, crunchy veggies. Easy healthy summer salad for potluck or bbq. Serve warm or cold!



For salad:

  • 2 lbs red skinned potatoes, peeled and chopped bite sized (approx 6-7 med potatoes)
  • 3/4 cup chopped mixed bell peppers,
  • 1 large celery stick, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped red radish, 3 or so (optional I like the peppery crunch)
  • 1 small carrot , grated or chopped
  • 1/3 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion ( more for garnish , optional)
  • 1 large dill pickle, chopped

For dressing:

  • 1/3 cup your favourite vegan mayonnaise, ( I like vegenaise)
  • 1 tsp vegan Worcestershire sauce ( I like Annies or The wizards)
  • 1/2 tsp liquid smoke
  • zest of 1/2 lemon (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, about 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tbsp dill pickle juice
  • 1/2 tbsp dried dill
  • 1/4 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1/2 tsp black salt (kala namak)  
  • 1/2 tsp seasoning salt
  • pinch of pepper

For serving:

  • chopped green onions
  • good sprinkle of paprika



  1. Peel and chop potatoes into bite size pieces, ( 1/2 inch or so), see notes*
  2. Set your steamer basket in a medium pot, add a good pinch of salt and enough water to come just below basket, bring to a boil.
  3. Add your potatoes, cover and reduce heat to medium, cook potatoes for 8-12 minutes, or until just tender. Drain well and add to large salad bowl
  4. While potatoes are steaming, chop all your veggies.
  5. Add Dressing ingredients to small bowl give it a whisk and set aside.
  6. When potatoes are warm or room temperature, add veggies and dressing. Mix everything together. Season with salt and pepper if necessary. Top with green onions and a sprinkle of paprika. Enjoy warm or cold!
  7. Make it a meal and serve with my delicious Vegan Burger!


  • If you like your potato salad to have a sweeter note than add up to a tablespoon of green relish to the dressing
  • Peeling the potatoes is optional of course. I like my salad better without the peel.
  • Potato salad will keep covered in the fridge for up to 5 days.
  • Calories in Nutritional chart below calculated without liquid smoke and black salt.
  • Category: salads, gluten free
  • Method: steam/boil
  • Cuisine: American, Canadian

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