The Best Uses for Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Thanksgiving leftovers never tasted so good.

When autumn comes around, one thing is for certain: Households across the U.S. will be eating plenty of mashed potatoes, and most will have leftovers -- especially over the Thanksgiving season. Leftover mashed potatoes lend themselves to many recipe options, such as potato pancakes and duchess potatoes, but why not put those mashers up to something new this year? Here are two delicious unique ways to use your leftover mashed potatoes.

1. Thanksgiving Balls

Fried, baked, roasted, the options are endless. But if you are looking for simple solution to leftover mashed potatoes, consider making a batch of Mashed Potato Stuffing Balls. They are they perfect way to capture all the flavors of Thanksgiving without any extra prep time. Plus, the ingredients read like a who's who of Thanksgiving leftovers.

Making these leftover stuffing balls can be as straightforward or as imaginative as you like. Use the mashed potatoes to bind the leftover ingredients and the stuffing together. What you have in the end is nothing short of a brilliant bite of Thanksgiving re-imagined. Get the recipe on Kitchen Living With Coryanne here.

2. Mashed Potato Egg Casserole

Looking for another option that is about as far from the Thanksgiving table as you can get? Then you will love this easy-to-make Mashed Potato Egg Casserole. This dish is a new spin on what to do with all those leftover spuds, and it makes a perfect brunch option.

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