Staring down a mountain of leftover mashed potatoes after your holiday feast? Don’t let those extra spuds go to waste! I’ve got you covered with delicious Leftover Mashed Potato Recipes that will leave you craving leftovers every time.
If your potato stash is running low but you’re determined to try these unbelievably simple shortcut recipes, I highly recommend starting with my classic creamy mashed potatoes as the base.
Where there are leftover mashed potatoes, you’re likely to find plenty of leftover turkey, cranberry sauce and stuffing, too. If you’ve got a variety of Thanksgiving leftovers, treat yourself to a Thanksgiving leftover turkey slider, a leftover stuffing waffle or even leftover cranberry sauce and apple crisp. Got an abundance of leftovers? Don’t miss all of my favorite Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipes.
Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes: Transform your mashed potatoes into crispy pancakes by mixing them with chopped scallions, cheese and an egg. Pan-fry until golden brown and serve with sour cream for a delightful snack or side dish.
Mashed Potato Gnocchi: Turn those leftover mashed potatoes into homemade gnocchi with this easy shortcut! Just add flour and an egg, mix, roll and slice. It’s that simple!
The Best Cheesy Mashed Potato Muffins: These muffins combine the comforting creaminess of mashed potatoes with a crispy hash brown-inspired crust and a cheesy, chive-infused middle.
Cheesy Mashed Potato Waffles: For a unique breakfast or brunch idea, whip up mashed potato waffles. Blend your mashed potatoes with flour, eggs, and your favorite waffle mix-ins like cheese or scallions. Cook in a waffle iron for a crispy twist on the traditional waffle.
Mashed Potato Croquettes: These pillowy potato balls are loaded with cheese and onions, coated with breadcrumbs and fried until golden crispy. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce for an irresistible treat.Craving more? Subscribe to Just a Taste to get new recipes, meal plans and a newsletter delivered straight to your inbox! And stay in touch on Facebook, TikTok, Pinterest and Instagram for all of the latest updates.
This post may contain affiliate links.