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Five Delicious Ways to Use Roast Potatoes

Roast potatoes with your Sunday dinner are a delicious side dish, so why not make extra so you can whip up these simple meals during the week? Here are five scrumptious and inventive ways to give your roast potatoes a second life, and save you time in the kitchen:

  1. Potato Hash:

Toss the toast and enjoy spuds as your breakfast or brinner carbohydrate. Get creative with this recipe for Breakfast Potato Hash using whatever ingredients you have in the fridge. This meal makes a great alternative if you are avoiding gluten and is a great hit of nutrients, protein and carbs. Fuel for your day!

Some suggestions to add to this recipe are broccoli, red capsicum, chorizo, salami, cabbage, parmesan, feta and herbs.

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  1. Cheesy Potato Filo Rolls:

Create crispy and tasty potato rolls using your leftover roast potatoes. Crush the potatoes and mix them with spinach, red pepper and a ricotta cheese filling, then wrap in filo pastry. Arrange on a baking tray and place in the oven until golden and crispy. These make excellent snacks or a tasty TV dinner.

Potato filo roll

  1. Potato Salad:

Give your classic potato salad an upgrade by using leftover roast potatoes. Gently heat your potatoes to shake off the cold from the fridge and soften them a little, then partner with smoked trout (or chicken or salmon), lemon, dill and bright garden peas! This dish is perfection in its simplicity. Serve with a leafy green salad on the side and enjoy for lunch or dinner.

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  1. Bubble and Squeak:

Incorporate your roast potatoes into a traditional British dish called “Bubble and Squeak.” Mash the roast potatoes with other vegetables like fried cabbage, onion and garlic, then mix with cheese and herbs. Form the mixture into patties and pan-fry until they’re crispy and golden. Serve with a fried egg on top for a satisfying and comforting meal.

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  1. Potato Buddha Bowl:

Use your extra roasties to level up this Potato Buddha Bowl. Re-heat your spuds while you prepare the brown rice, chickpeas, broccolini and kale. Next whip up the sauce by adding yoghurt and herbs to a mixing bowl and whisking to combine. This recipe is loaded with nutrients and goodness to keep you full and fuelled!

Buddha Bowl

Make the most of your roast! With these creative ideas, you can transform extra spuds into exciting new dishes that your taste buds will thank you for.