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Smashed Potatoes with Vegan Garlic Aioli

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 45 min
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 16 baby potatoes 1x
  • Category: Potatoes, Sauce
  • Method: Stove, IP, Air Fryer
  • Cuisine: American, Vegan


Don't get me wrong, these smashed potatoes are amazing all by themselves, but when you add my new Vegan Garlic Aioli they are transformed into little bites of pure culinary awesomeness.



Smashed Potatoes

  • 24 oz bag baby gold potatoes
  • your choice of seasoning - to taste
  • chopped green onion and/or fresh parsley for garnish

Vegan Garlic Aioli

  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked for 1-2 hrs
  • 15oz can white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Boil potatoes in a large pot of water until fork tender - 25-30 min OR........
  2. You can also use your Instant Pot and trivet:  add 1 cup of water and potatoes, secure lid, MANUAL for 5-7 min, quick release
  3. Drain potatoes and let sit 5 minutes 
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  5. Smash potatoes flat and lay on a parchment-lined baking sheet
  6. Bake in the oven for 30-40 min or until edges get crispy OR
  7. Air fry at 325 degrees for 15-20 min

Vegan Garlic Aioli

  1. Add all ingredients to blender and process until smooth and creamy.  You will probably have to stop and scrape down the sides a few times. 

Keywords: smashed potatoes, vegan garlic aioli