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Leftover potato recipes

37 Recipes

We've got plenty of ideas to use up leftover mash or roasties. Serve them in a variety of tasty pies, soups, tortillas and fish cakes, or a classic hash.

Baked potato skins with brie & truffle

5

(1 rating)

Use up leftover roast potatoes on Boxing Day and make luxury potato skins with brie and truffle. The latter is optional, but Christmas is a time to indulge
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Potato pancakes

4.5

(27 ratings)

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

Red cabbage & potato hash

4.166665

(3 ratings)

With abundant brassicas, there's often leftovers - create a hash brown-like breakfast dotted with apple and walnut
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cheese, leek & potato tortilla

4.094595

(37 ratings)

A quick, thick Spanish omelette that's a brilliant way to use up leftover potatoes and cheese with eggs
  • 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Golden potatoes & onions

5

(4 ratings)

This is a brilliant way to use up leftover potatoes, perfect with roast chicken
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Classic potato salad

4.79412

(17 ratings)

Team with Christmas leftovers or summer BBQ favourites. Either way, Matt Tebbutt's Classic potato salad is hard resist
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Oven-baked rösti cake

4.333335

(9 ratings)

Grate potatoes into a hash brown-style patty and cook in the oven for a convenient and tasty side dish
  • 1 hour and 50 mins
  • More effort

Bubble & squeak

4.52778

(18 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

Black pudding potato cakes

0

(0 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

Leek & potato soup

4.583335

(114 ratings)

Of the winter soups, leek and potato is one of the most comforting and familiar - and Darina Allen's makes the most of seasonal, local veg...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Jumbo turkey samosas

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Use up leftover cooked potatoes and turkey in these spiced filo pastry parcels, then serve with tangy mango chutney
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Bubble & squeak Boxing Day brunch

3.75

(1 rating)

Rustle up this vegan bubble & squeak brunch with the veggie leftovers from your Christmas Day dinner. Perfect for a lazy start to Boxing Day
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sausage & leek hash

4.333335

(24 ratings)

This tasty dish provides the perfect opportunity to use up Sunday vegetable leftovers
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Cottage pie cakes

4.107145

(7 ratings)

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

Full English frittata

4

(2 ratings)

This recipe puts a British spin on the traditional Italian classic, but it's guaranteed to be a winner for brunch
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

All-in-one roast bubble & squeak

4.6

(5 ratings)

This bubble & squeak with sprouts, bacon and potato needn't be relegated to leftovers- it makes a great alternative to roasties...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spanish spinach omelette

3.76389

(36 ratings)

The leftovers of this tasty tortilla are perfect for tomorrow's lunch - for the office or the kids' lunchbox
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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