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Potato Patties
Add an egg to 2 cups mashed potatoes
Form into patties
Fry in a pan with a little oil.
You can add meat, seasoned breadcrumbs, cheese or onion for extra flavor.
Potato Soup
Thin leftover mashed potatoes with milk or water until it is the consistency you want
Bring to a gentle boil
Top with bacon, cheese, chives and sour cream
You can use creamed corn to stretch the recipe if you don’t have enough potatoes.

Leftover Thanksgiving Casserole
Grease a casserole dish
Layer leftovers: stuffing, then turkey, mashed potatoes mixed with gravy, green bean casserole
Top with french fried onions
Bake in a 350°F oven for 20-30 minutes

Samosas
Mix leftover mashed potatoes with green peas, cumin, and mustard seed
Spoon onto a Wonton Skin or pastry crust and seal the
Deep fry and serve with green curry sauce or Sour Cream

Shepherd’s Pie
Brown 1/2 lb lean ground beef
Place in casserole dish
Pour 1 can creamed corn on top
Top with mashed potatoes
Bake at 350 F for about 30 minutes

Potato Soufflé
Whip the 3 cups mashed potatoes in a mixer bowl to break them up
Beat in 4 eggs, 1/2 cup whipping cream, and 1 cup grated cheese until smooth.
Transfer to a buttered 1 quart soufflé dish, smooth the top, then sprinkle with 1/2 cup grated cheese.
Bake in a preheated 350° oven for 45-60 minutes or until puffed and brown. Serve immediately.

Potato Dumplings
In a bowl, mix 1 cup cold mashed potatoes, 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, and 1 egg until it forms a stiff dough.
Roll out dough on a floured board (as thick or as thin as you like).
Cut into about 2-inch squares.
Drop them into boiling salted water or boiling soup. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes.

Potato Omelet
In a non-stick skillet cook chopped bell peppers, onion and mushrooms in oil over moderately low heat, stirring, for 5-10 minutes, or until vegetables are tender (and all liquid mushrooms give off is evaporated.)
In a large bowl whisk eggs, mashed potatoes and Parmesan cheese until mixture is combined.
Stir in vegetable mixture.
In a baking pan heat oil until hot, pour in egg mixture
Bake in 325 degree oven 20 to 30 minutes, or until it is set.

Mashed Potato Egg Volcanoes
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
Divide the mashed potatoes into individual baking dishes.
Make a deep well in the center of the mashed potatoes.
Crack an egg directly into each well.
Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Sprinkle cheese over each egg.
Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until eggs are done to your likeness.

Mashed Potato Rolls
1 pk Yeast
1/2 c  Warm water
1 c  Mashed potatoes
1/2 c  Sugar
2    Eggs
1 ts Salt
2/3 c  Oil
1 c  Milk; scalded
5 c  Flour (up to 6)

Proof yeast in warm water and a bit of the sugar.
Mix potatoes, sugar, eggs, salt, oil and milk.
Stir in yeast and enough flour to make a stiff dough.
Place in greased bowl and cover.
Can be stored up to 4 days.
Punch down and knead slightly.
Shape and let rise until doubled; bake 8 minutes at 400°.

Makes 3 to 4 dozen.