Hutspot is a classic Dutch dish that has been enjoyed for centuries. The dish is made with simple, hearty ingredients that come together to create a comforting and satisfying meal. The traditional recipe includes meat, but this vegan version uses a plant-based alternative, making it a perfect choice for those who follow a vegan or plant-based diet. The combination of mashed potatoes, carrots, onions, and a touch of vegan butter creates a rich and flavorful dish that is sure to please everyone at the table. Serve it as a main course or side dish, either way, it's delicious and comforting.
1 kg potatoes
500 g carrots
2 cloves of garlic
2 tablespoons of vegan butter
Salt and pepper to taste
Peel and chop the potatoes, carrots and onion.
Peel and crush the garlic cloves.
Boil the potatoes, carrots and onion in a pot of water until they are soft.
Drain the vegetables and return them to the pot.
Mash the vegetables with a potato masher or a fork.
Add the vegan butter, garlic, salt, pepper and nutmeg (if using) and mix well.
Serve the Hutspot hot with a garnish of chopped parsley or chives (optional).
Hutspot can be served with a variety of vegan meat alternatives, like soy chunks or seitan, or some plant-based sausage.