Potato pancakes with bacon and scrambled eggs

Leftover mashed potato 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.

40 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover mashed potato in these breakfast pancakes, delicious with bacon and eggs

45 mins
Easy
44 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
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22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This spin on cottage pie is a great way of using up leftover meat and potatoes

35 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Transform leftover mash into easy potato waffles made with spring onion. They make a great base for a poached egg and bacon

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of leftover mash with these superhealthy fishcakes

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
66 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover mash to create a comforting, good-value family meal

35 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

John Torode's fried potato rostis are packed with turnip, cabbage and crispy streaky bacon

2 hrs and 15 mins
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8 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
7 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This Irish-inspired breakfast, brunch or alternative side dish is based on 'boxty', or potato cakes

45 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Try a twist on the traditional roast chicken with a honey-mustard glaze and bubble & squeak to use up leftover mash

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
11 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

A healthy and filling lunch which is easy and cheap to make too - great for hungry kids

45 mins
Easy
799 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This great-value family favourite freezes beautifully and is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser

2 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
71 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These are lovely, creamy, light fishcakes, but their lack of stodginess makes them tricky to handle, so persevere

55 mins
Easy
30 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
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