Thanksgiving 2021: 5 amazing recipes for leftover mashed potatoes
- You can create an amazing side dish just by adding parmesan cheese
- Thanksgiving burrito makes the most of your leftover ingredients
- You can make an amazing pizza with your leftover turkey and potatoes
After the big Thanksgiving dinner, you may find yourself with a tub of leftover mashed potatoes and other items that might not seem as appealing now. These leftovers can be turned into amazing dishes like patties, pizza, doughnuts, and more so you don't waste any food.
Check out these five recipes that can help you make the most of your leftover mashed potatoes:
Crispy Potato Patties
By adding just Parmesan cheese you can create an amazing nutty, creamy and cheesy side dish for meatloaf, steak, or any other protein. You can have these as a breakfast or snack also. For adding extra nutrients and taste you can even add some grated vegetables.
Cheddar Mashed Potato and Ham Bake
You can make a great next-day dinner with leftover mashed potatoes and ham. Diced ham, veggies, cheddar cheese, and leftover potatoes come together can adapt to whatever you have on hand. You can replace the ham for chicken or turkey, put some vegetables, or cheese for a different take.
Day After Thanksgiving Burrito
To make an amazing day-after burrito from leftover mashed potatoes, add some turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce and wrap it in a tortilla. It makes the most of your leftover Thanksgiving stuff without tasting like the same old thing all over again.
Leftover Thanksgiving Pizza
You can make an amazing pizza with your leftover turkey and mashed potatoes. Add some bacon, sour cream, and cheeses for a better presentation. Try mixing up flavors by using different cheeses or adding extra spices.
Mashed Potato and Turkey Croquettes
Take out the leftover mashed potatoes, turkey, stuffing, and gravy to make some tasty croquettes. Serve these with gravy or cranberry sauce for dipping. You can even freeze them for later use if your family needs a little break from Thanksgiving flavors.
Scottish Cullen Skink
Cullen Skink is an interesting soup recipe. It is a creamy and comforting dish that includes smoked haddock and mashed potatoes. To make thick and flavourful soup you need just 30 minutes. Add some crusty pieces of bread to turn it into a full meal.