Potato pancakes with bacon and scrambled eggs

Leftover mashed potato recipes

16 Recipes

Don't let leftover mashed potato go to waste, make one of our comforting recipes. Try a crispy potato cake, turn it into a pie topping or a tasty croquette.

Potato pancakes


(35 ratings)

Use up leftover mashed potato in these breakfast pancakes, delicious with bacon and eggs
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Bubble & squeak


(30 ratings)

Bubble & squeak should be on everyone's radar come Christmas time - it's a great way of using up leftover mash, sprouts and cabbage...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Prawn & cod cakes


(14 ratings)

Make the most of leftover mash with these superhealthy fishcakes
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Cottage pie cakes


(10 ratings)

These rostis with beef mince are great for using up leftover mashed potato and are ideal for a family supper
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Bubble & squeak croquettes


(0 ratings)

John Torode's fried potato rostis are packed with turnip, cabbage and crispy streaky bacon
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • More effort

Broccoli & potato croquettes


(7 ratings)

These crunchy croquettes are both a stealthy way to get more vegetables into your kids as well as a great vegetarian party nibble
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cottage pie


(662 ratings)

This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser
  • 2 hours and 25 mins
  • Easy

Italian veggie cottage pie


(49 ratings)

An Italian twist on an English classic, with sundried tomato, spinach and aubergine, this veggie pie makes a super budget supper
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Black pudding potato cakes


(6 ratings)

This super-simple recipe with melted cheese and crisp black pudding makes a good brunch or supper and is a great way to use up leftover potatoes
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Bubble & squeak cakes


(29 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's scrumptious potato cakes are perfect for serving with your Boxing Day ham
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
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