We love Thanksgiving leftovers almost as much as the main event. It’s so satisfying to pile turkey and stuffing into thick, hearty sandwiches and transform cranberry sauce into a tangy cocktail. But what about the mashed potatoes? Usually they’re reheated and re-served as a side. This year, try something different.
Here, seven great ideas for what to make with leftover Thanksgiving mashed potatoes.
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David Chang turns leftover mashed potatoes and green beans into crispy canapés.
These oniony mashed potatoes are wonderful morning or night.
Leftover mashed potatoes are a great topping for this vegetable stew.
Chef Ana Sortun uses cold mashed potatoes and melting cheese to give these crunchy cakes a tender filling.
Served with a creamy dill sauce, these cakes are perfect for breakfast or dinner.
This cheesy soup couldn’t be simpler.
Rich and creamy mashed potatoes, blended with minced corned beef and fried to a crisp, are a perfect hearty breakfast on their own, and even better with fried eggs on top.