Vegan Potato & Caramelized Onion Galette



  • 1 3/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1 tbsp Organic Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Vegan Butter (I recommend Earth Balance)
  • 10-12 tbsps of Ice Cold Water
  • Non-dairy milk, for brushing on top
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Thyme

Roasted Potatoes:

  • 5 lbs of Gold Potatoes, about 5-6
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper

Caramelized Onions:

  • 1 large Yellow Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2- 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Organic Cane Sugar, can sub agave or maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic

Coconut & Tofu Cream Sauce:

  • Half a block of Silken Tofu, firm will work too
  • 1/2 cup Canned Coconut Milk
  • 2 tsp Miso Paste
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes, optional

“This Vegan Potato & Caramelized Onion Galette is the perfect balance of sweet, savory, creamy, and buttery. I absolutely love this dish and I know you will too. Enjoy!” 


Step 1:

  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Slice the gold potatoes in thin rounds. Not paper thin.
  • Toss them in a large bowl with the olive oil. Sprinkle in the salt and pepper. Toss until coated evenly.
  • Place the potato rounds on a parchment lined baking sheet being sure not to overlap them.
  • Bake the potatoes until cooked through and slightly crispy, about 30 minutes.
  • Once done, set aside.

Step 2:

  • Make pastry dough by whisking together the all purpose flour, salt, and sugar. Add the vegan butter and cut it with 2 knives or a pastry cutter until crumbly. The butter pieces should be about pea-sized.
  • Add the ice cold water little by little until the dough comes together. You may not need all 12tbsps.
  • Once the dough comes together, wrap it in plastic wrap or a sheet of parchment and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Step 3:

  • For the caramelized onions, start by thinly slicing the onion and mince the garlic.
  • Heat a large pan on medium heat with the oil.
  • Add the onions, salt, and sugar. Mix together.
  • Let onions cook for 25 minutes or until golden in color and caramelized. Stir occasionally and add a few tbsps of water if onions start to dry out. Lower heat if needed.
  • After 25 minutes, add the garlic. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn off heat and set aside.

Step 4:

  • Make the coconut & tofu cream sauce by combining all the ingredients in to a food processor. Blend until smooth.
  • Set aside.

Step 5:

  • Unwrap the pastry dough and place on a lightly floured piece of parchment paper.
  • Roll out dough until it’s about 1/4in thick. It’s not going to a perfect circle but that’s okay because you want the edges to be rustic.
  • Once rolled out, start with a thin layer of sauce in the middle of the dough leaving roughly 2 inches clean around the edge.
  • Alternate layers of roasted potatoes, caramelized onions, cream sauce, and fresh thyme until you run out of ingredients.
  • Fold the dough up and over the edge of the filling, overlapping the dough as you go around.
  • Brush the rim with non-dairy milk and more fresh thyme.
  • Bake for 45-60 minutes until golden brown on top and bottom. The time depends on your oven so watch closely after 30 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Liv Vegan Strong - Vegan Easy Guest Blogger

Hi! My name is Liv and I’m the creator of Liv Vegan Strong.

I’m 23 years old and currently live in New York City. I went vegan almost 10 years ago and had absolutely no idea what I was doing or where to begin. I started by cooking from vegan recipe cookbooks and slowly started experimenting without a recipe. I fell in love with cooking and sharing my vegan food with my non-vegan family.

The idea of starting a recipe blog happened by accident but I’m so happy it did because I love showing people that vegans don’t just eat vegetables and salad. I am a firm believer that anything can be made vegan and taste just as amazing! I’m so passionate about being vegan and my favorite way to introduce veganism to people is through food.

So, a recipe blog just felt right. I’m excited to have you join me in my journey of sharing vegan comfort food recipes that everyone in your life can enjoy.

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