This incredibly flavorful vegan potato salad uses Yukon gold potatoes combined with jerk sauce and other spices to enhance the flavors, will surely be a huge hit for your dinner table.

This recipe is trouble-free and takes less than 20 minutes to make it overall. It will be a perfect side dish that can really go well with any of your main dishes. Even if you are on a weight loss or healthy diet, it is the best salad recipe you can add to your healthy diet routine. 

As a Jamaican, I love to make this vegan jerk potato salad for our family gatherings as they all love to have it with the main dish. It is so addictive that it has a rich texture and creaminess with just enough of the delicious jerk sauce flavor to make your dish pop out. You will also need to serve it with Vegan Rasta Pasta and BBQ Cauliflower Wings.

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What is Yukon Gold Potatoes? 

Yukon gold potatoes originated from Canada in the year of 1960. Gray Johnston did cross between a NA (North America) white potato with a SA (South America) yellow potato. 

Yukon gold potatoes are medium starch potato variants that are relatively moist and firm. These types of potatoes are balanced in their fluffiness and dryness. Its golden flesh has a wonderful taste, and it can fit in many different and unique dishes.

What Are The Health Benefits Of Celery 

Celery is a native vegetable in the Mediterranean region, another variety of celery is known as smallage which was seen in China during the early 5th century. Celery is a well-known low-calorie vegetable that is found in every veggie tray. 

Most people know that celery is low-calorie, but many of them overlook the fact that this vegetable has antioxidants. Antioxidants are known to boost our body’s short and long-term health. Here are some of the vital health benefits of celery, asides from antioxidants, Read More.

Prevention of Cancer

Because of the presence of many antioxidants, celery can help with cancer prevention. Additionally, celery’s vitamin C, lunular, bergapten, and other flavonoids. All these nutrients and antioxidants assist in decreasing the chances of getting oxidative stress which is heavily related to cancer.

Good Blood Pressure Management

A phytochemical known as phthalides are filled in celery. That compound is known to relax any artery wall tissues and increase healthy blood flow. You can decrease both systolic and diastolic blood pressure just by eating celery seed extract.

Decreases Inflammation

Many illnesses are connected to chronic inflammation, including osteoporosis and arthritis. Celery seeds and celery have 25 anti-inflammatory compounds to protect against inflammation in our bodies. 

Proper Digestion

Celery offers more special benefits to the stomach aside from all the anti-inflammatory nutrients and antioxidants. Additionally, pectin-based polysaccharides of celery contain a compound called Apiuman. Apiuman is known to decrease the presence of stomach ulcers. All that results in the healthy digestion of our everyday foods.

How To Make Vegan Mayo at Home?

Everyone loves to have mayo, and it is the thing vegans miss the most. That is why I got a delicious recipe of delicious Vegan Mayo that tastes even better than the regular mayo and much healthier. Making is simple; it only needs 9 ingredients, just 5 minutes, and a blender, that’s all!   

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Jerk Sauce  

This amazing flavorful Jerk Sauce is often known as that will give you the feel of the sunny heart of the Caribbean! This jerk sauce is very easy to make and goes quite well with salad, rice, peas, patties, and many more. As a vegan, this jerk sauce is an entirely gluten-free and meatless version.

Pickle Relish 

Homemade sweet pickle relish is something that you can enjoy garden-fresh cucumbers all year long. It has a jam-like texture, that is made from fresh cucumber that is seasoned with spices, sugar, and salt. You can easily preserve it as you do not need to worry about keeping it crunchy. Pickle relish is great when you have it with vegan burgers, steak, sandwiches, and mostly salads.   

What Are The Ingredients For Jerk Potato Salad?

  • Yukon gold potatoes
  • Vegan mayo
  • Sweet pickle relish
  • Celery seeds
  • Paprika
  • Celery ribs
  • Green onions
  • Dried dill
  • Jerk sauce
  • Salt

Instruction

  • Start boiling the water in a large pot. Add chopped potato cubes and start boiling to make it perfectly tender. Keep it at least 10-15 minutes to get the potatoes properly cooked. Strain the water out from the potatoes with a colander and keep them aside. 
  • Combine vegan mayo, relish lemon juice, celery seeds, and paprika. Set the mayo dressing aside.
  • Add the potatoes to a large bowl or pot. Stir in celery, green onions, dill, mayo dressing, salt to taste, and jerk sauce. Mix the ingredients properly to get a delicious texture. 
  • Cover and chill before you serve it. 

Notes: 

  • You can leave the skin on your potatoes for added nutritional benefits and texture.
  • Avoid overcooking the potatoes as it is not best for salad but great for mashed potatoes. To test the potatoes, you can insert a fork, and it will give you the feel of the slightest resistance. 
  • You can save the salad in an airtight container by covering it with cling wrap. It will keep the salad fresh for at least 3 days. 
  • Leave the relish out if you don’t love relish.
  • Omit the mayo and use Vegan sour cream instead.
  • For a stronger jerk flavor, double the amount of jerk sauce.

Other Make-Ahead Vegan Salad Recipes

Here are some favorite make-ahead salad recipes:

  1. Vegan Coleslaw
  2. Italian Pasta Salad
  3. Macaroni Salad
  4. Vegan Egg Salad
  5. Chickpea Salad

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jerk potato salad bowl

Vegan Jerk Potato Salad

This incredibly flavorful vegan potato salad uses Yukon gold potatoes combined with jerk sauce and other spices to enhance the flavors, will surely be a huge hit for your dinner table.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: vegan jerk potato salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 437kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds Yukon gold potatoes skin peeled off and sliced into 3/4 inch cubes
  • 1 cup vegan mayo
  • 1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 teaspoon celery seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 celery ribs
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 tablespoon Jerk Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Start boiling the water in a large pot. Add chopped potato cubes and start boiling to make it perfectly tender. Keep it at least 10-15 minutes to get the potatoes properly cooked. Strain the water out from the potatoes with a colander and keep them aside.
  • Combine vegan mayo, relish. Celery seeds, and paprika. Set the mayo dressing aside.
  • Add the potatoes to a large bowl or pot. Stir in celery, green onions, dill, mayo dressing, salt to taste, and jerk sauce. Mix the ingredients properly to get a delicious texture.
  • Cover and chill before you serve it.

Nutrition

Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 730mg | Potassium: 993mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 273IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg