Plate of refried roast potatoes with small pickled onions

Leftover potato 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.

4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up potatoes left over from Christmas and make these refried roasties with pickled onions and thyme. Ideal for a Boxing Day buffet

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this comforting Bombay potato omelette as an easy lunch or simple supper. To serve, top with a drizzle of yogurt or raita and some chilli sauce 

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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21 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover potatoes in this indulgent Spanish omelette packed with earthy smoked salmon, sweet, roasted red peppers and pesto

50 mins
Easy
65 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
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
330 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This soup keeps well in the fridge and is easy to freeze

1 hr
Easy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
44 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

22 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This is a brilliant way to use up leftover potatoes, perfect with roast chicken

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
48 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Our classic potato salad recipe is the perfect barbecue side dish, great for picnic spreads or paired with roast leftovers. Try our easy, versatile recipe

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Grate potatoes into a hash brown-style patty and cook in the oven for a convenient and tasty side dish

1 hr and 50 mins
More effort
43 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
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
16 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This quick and easy pan-fried dish uses up leftover Brussels sprouts for a delicious Boxing day brunch, or a low fat, low calorie weeknight dinner

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This easy pie has all the best bits from Christmas dinner in one: turkey, stuffing, sausage and roasties. Bake until golden brown and tuck in!

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Spice up leftover cooked potatoes with flaked fish, creamy harissa dressing and peppery rocket leaves for a tasty no-cook dish

15 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This bake is a great way to use up leftover roast potatoes or gammon and can be made-ahead and frozen for convenience

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
266 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Of the winter soups, leek and potato is one of the most comforting and familiar. This easy Vichyssoise recipe by Darina Allen makes the most of seasonal, local veg

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star 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
Vegan
Gluten-free
35 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This tasty dish provides the perfect opportunity to use up Sunday vegetable leftovers

30 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
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