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5 Ways to Use Up Your Leftover Thanksgiving Mash

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Vegetable mash takes to many forms, so we paired up with Goose Island to share a few post-Thanksgiving recipes to use up your leftovers.

Thanksgiving dinner has come and gone—you've gobbled down the turkey, stuffings, sides, and rolls. The pie has been taken down. And the multiple vegetable mashes that graced the table yesterday, well, now they're staring at you expectantly from a big bowl in the fridge. So do them a little justice and rather than heating up a scoop or two to use as a gravy vessel, get creative with what's leftover and try one of these post-holiday meals instead:


Bert Greene's Scallion Cakes Fritterra

A genius method for a post-Thanksgiving breakfast, you really can't go wrong with fried mash and an egg.

Photo by James Ransom

Mashed Potato Cakes with Broccoli and Cheese

Mix your leftover mash with broccoli and sharp cheddar cheese—and then fry it all up with a panko crust.

Photo by James Ransom

Deep Dish Pot Pie

An oldie but goodie, this turkey pot pie has a crust upgrade—and you can mix some mash in to make the filling extra rich, too.

Photo by Alpha Smoot

Canal House Turkey and Potato Soup

The dish that does double leftover duty. Whip up a quick pot of this soup with a dollop of mash for extra flavor.

Photo by Alexandra Stafford

Creamy Potato Soup with Bacon Vinaigrette

This soup also gets the mash treatment, and it's all dressed up in a bacon vinaigrette.

Photo by James Ransom

Craft beer makes regular appearances on our dinner table, so we paired up with Goose Island to share recipes we enjoy alongside a good bottle or two. Check out all of their beers here.

Tags: Thanksgiving, Mashed Potatoes, Leftovers, How To, What to Cook