Light, fluffy mashed potatoes are the perfect side dish, and we live for the leftovers! Turn your leftover mashed potatoes into an entirely new meal in minutes. From mashed potato croquettes to mashed potato waffles, we’ve gathered up some of the tastiest leftover mashed potato recipes around, and you’ll want to put every one of them on your menu!
Don’t let leftover mashed potatoes go to waste. Whether you crave comforting casseroles or something on the sweet side, leftover mashed potatoes are a versatile ingredient that stores well in the fridge and is ready to add to recipes on the spot. The best part? Clean-up is easy when you’ve got mashed potatoes already stored in the fridge!
Proper storage is key, and we use the GoodCook EveryWare Food Storage solutions for portioning out mashed potatoes to use in recipes throughout the week. The GoodCook EveryWare food storage line features snap-on lids for a tight seal, BPA-free material, and all of the containers are microwave, freezer, and dishwasher safe.
1. Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes
Made with leftover mashed potatoes, cheese, ham, and all the fixings you love, these Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes are the perfect easy meal or snack. Make a batch of mashed potatoes on the weekend and store them in a GoodCook EveryWare Food Storage Container to use throughout the week. Find this delicious recipe at The Busy Baker.
2. Mashed Potato Croquettes
These Spinach and Mashed Potato Croquettes are a tasty and delicious way to use up your leftover mashed potatoes. With leftover mashed potatoes, baby spinach, breadcrumbs and cheese, these croquettes come together easily for a quick dinner. Prepare the mashed potatoes beforehand and store in a GoodCook EveryWare Food Storage Container. Find the recipe at Live Eat Learn.
3. Mashed Potato Donuts
Transform leftover mashed potatoes into irresistible sugared donuts. These Leftover Mashed Potato Donuts are moist, delicious and easy to make. Make the mashed potatoes ahead of time and store them in a GoodCook EveryWare Food Storage Container until ready to use. Find this yummy recipe at Dinner With Julie.
4. Mashed Potato Waffles
Mashed Potato Waffles are a delicious and easy way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. They’re also a great option for brunch after a big meal. Prepare the mashed potatoes beforehand and store in a GoodCook EveryWare Food Storage Container. Find the recipe at Kirbie’s Cravings.
5. Shepherd’s Pie With Leftover Mashed Potatoes
Not only is this shepherd’s pie recipe scrumptious comfort food, it’s also a brilliant way to use up leftover mashed potatoes. This Shepherd’s Pie With Leftover Mashed Potatoes comes together easily for a hearty meal with less prep time. Find the recipe at Unsophisticook.
6. Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole
Make this Cheesy Mashed Potato Casserole ahead of time and you’ve got dinner in minutes. It’s loaded with leftover mashed potatoes, cheese, butter, cream and bacon – utterly delicious comfort food! We love how well-mashed potatoes store in a GoodCook EveryWare Food Storage Container. Find the recipe at Creamy Crunchy Sweet.
7. Leftover Mashed Potato Rolls
These soft, flavorful Leftover Mashed Potato Rolls are the perfect way to use up a batch of leftover mashed potatoes. Dinner rolls are the perfect accompaniment to any meal, and these rolls are super easy to make and taste amazing. Prepare the mashed potatoes days in advance and store in a GoodCook EveryWare Food Storage Container. Find the recipe at Simple Recipes.