Can I reheat my mashed potatoes in the microwave?

It is wrong to reheat mashed potatoes in the microwave

Jeannine Doyle


Ali S. November 26, 2015
I don't see why it's wrong. You might want to do it in one-minute intervals, stirring between, to make sure they're evenly warming and not drying out. You could throw in a bit of extra stock or butter to prevent that as well.

An oven is another option, if that's possible. Here's a tip about reheating mashed potatoes from a post of ours:

A crock pot can serve as an excellent warming vehicle before your dinner. For reheating the next day, simply throw into a casserole dish, cover with foil, and reheat in a low oven until warm.
Jeannine D. November 26, 2015
I've done it before and seemed okay, but a lot of chefs say it's a bad idea. I'm going for it. Thanks!!!!
Susan W. November 26, 2015
Just an's advised that you not use a slow cooker to reheat items. They are in the danger zone for too long.
Kenzi W. November 26, 2015
It is not! Go right ahead. If you wanted to do it in a low oven, that works too.
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