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Leftover Mashed Potato Recipes - Recipes using mashed potatoes

These recipes all use leftover mashed potatoes or mashed potatoes as a main ingredient.
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All About Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes are easy to make, but be sure to get tips on proper methods to avoid gluey potatoes and how to select the right potato for your mashers.

American Potato Cutlets Recipe
Dill, Dijon mustard, and garlic bring these mashed potato cakes to life. Serve for breakfast or as a side dish. The patties may be made 1 day in advance before frying.

Boxty - Irish Potato Cakes Recipe
Most cultures have some version of potato cakes. Traditional Irish boxty potato cakes use both fresh potatoes and leftover mashed potatoes.

Braided Potato Bread Recipe
Mashed potatoes make delicious bread. This yeast bread is braided and topped with poppy or sesame seeds. You can vary the flavor by adding chopped herbs or chives to the mashed potatoes.

Braised Cornish Hens Recipe
Cornish game hens are filled with a potato, apple, and turnip stuffing and braised in a Calvados apple brandy pan sauce.

Codfish Omelet Recipe
This old-fashioned omelet uses codfish and mashed potatoes for a hearty dish suitable for breakfast or dinner.

Golden Mashed Potatoes with Morels and Baked Eggs Recipe
Gold mashed potatoes with garlic are blended with sauteed onions and morel mushrooms. They are topped with eggs and Parmesan cheese, and then baked. This dish is great for breakfast or dinner. You can use leftover mashed potatoes if you wish, but fresh is fluffier.

Jerry Springer's Mashed Potato Meatloaf Recipe
A mixture of ground beef and veal is combined with mashed potatoes, onion, garlic, and Parmesan cheese in this easy hearty meatloaf.

Maine Potato Candy Recipe
This candy starts with mashed potatoes and coconut, then they are dipped in chocolate. They are extremely easy to make. Take note that the mashed potatoes must be plain with nothing added.

Mashed Potato Cakes Recipe
These cheesy fried potato pancakes are a good way to use leftover mashed potatoes. The Swiss cheese and mustard give a delightful tang to the potato cakes.

Mashed Potato Chive Bread Recipe
Use mashed potatoes to make this delicious yeast bread. The addition of the chives gives a nice savory flavor. Try adding 1/2 teaspoon of your favorite dried herb for an added boost. The chives may be omitted, if you wish. The bread will still be delicious.

Mashed-Potato Cakes with Olives and Capers Recipe
Mashed potatoes are seasoned with capers and olives, mixed with egg, formed into patties, breaded, and fried. Feel free to double the recipe.

Potato Biscuits Recipe
Use leftover mashed potatoes in your next batch of baking powder biscuits. Onion powder adds another savory layer, but may be omitted or substituted.

Potato and Walnut Fritters Recipe
Mashed potato and walnut fritters make a great appetizer or side dish for Hanukkah or any meal.

Potato Chestnut Puree Recipe
Mashed potatoes marry beautifully with chestnuts, garlic, and shallots in this creamy pureed side dish.

Raised Potato Doughnuts Recipe
Mashed potatoes make legendary raised doughnuts. Plan ahead to allow time for the yeast dough to rise.

Southwestern Shepherd's Pie with Chicken and Chili Mashed Potatoes Recipe
Although this recipe may appear lengthy, it is very easy to make. Instructions are also given for a more traditional shepherd's pie if you do not care for spicy foods. You may also cut back on the chiles for a milder casserole while still getting the Southwest flavor. This is a great use for those supermarket rotisserie chickens.

Sweet Potato and Turkey Croquettes Recipe
This is a great recipe for leftover turkey and potatoes. You can also substitute ham, duck, chicken, or goose for the turkey.

Sweet Potato Chocolate Nut Cake Recipe
Rich and delicious spice cake pairs sweet potatoes with chocolate for an enticing dessert.

Sweet Potato Souffle Recipe
Sweet potatoes are lightly spiced and topped with a brown sugar pecan crumble topping. This is a delightful change from traditional candied yams or mashed sweet potatoes. It is quite easy to make and is sure to impress. Feel free to substitute your own homemade mashed sweet potatoes for the canned ones.

Twice-Baked Buttermilk Potatoes Recipe
This easy twice-baked potatoes recipe gets a tangy boost from buttermilk without the calories of sour cream. Chives give just a suble hint of onion flavor without being overpowering. Plan ahead to bake the potatoes the first time and let them cool before scooping out the flesh.

Yam Biscuits Recipe
Yams or sweet potatoes make a wonderful breakfast biscuit popular in Cajun country. Leftover biscuits can be wrapped in plastic, then unwrapped and reheated for 4 to 5 minutes in a hot oven.

Yam Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe
Yams, orange juice, and spices flavor this delicious cake topped with streusel. Use canned yams or cook and mash fresh ones.

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