10 Leftover Baked Potato Recipes

loaded turkey and gravy stuffed potatoes on purple plates
Photo: voraciousgirl

Looking to make a new meal out of last night's baked potatoes? Look no further. From hearty baked potato soup to breakfast potato hash and even home fries, each of these recipes can be made using already-baked potatoes. Save yourself time and money by turning leftover baked potatoes into something delicious.

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Baked Potato Soup I

Baked Potato Soup I

This stick-to-your-ribs potato soup calls for pre-baked potatoes — simply add the ingredients to a large stockpot or Dutch oven and cook from there.

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Diner-Style Baked Potato Home Fries

potato cubed

Recipe creator Gloria Gowins says leftover baked potatoes are the secret to the best home fries ever: "When I was working my way through college at a local diner, I learned that they used leftover baked potatoes from the dinner menu that they baked the day before. They always made extra baked potatoes so that they could use them for home fries the next morning. I discovered that this was the 'secret' to having flaky, crispy home fries."

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Baked Potato Latkes

three potato latkes on a white plate

Baked and mashed potatoes replace shredded potatoes for a unique twist on classic latkes. Reviewer Lanny Porter says, "I always make extra potatoes so I have enough to make these for breakfast."

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Black Bean and Potato Veggie Burgers

veggie burger on bun with lettuce, tomatoes and cheese
Soup Loving Nicole

Baked and mashed potatoes are used to hold these veggie burgers together. Allrecipes Allstar Soup Loving Nicole says these patties hold their shape so well.

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Chorizo Breakfast Tacos with Potato Hash and Eggs

Chorizo Breakfast Tacos with Potato Hash and Eggs
Culinary Envy

Turn last night's leftovers into today's breakfast with these quick and easy chorizo, potato hash, and egg breakfast tacos.

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Prime Rib Pizza

Prime Rib Pizza with mushrooms and bell peppers

Leftover baked potatoes and prime rib are used as toppings in the ultimate leftovers pizza. Recipe creator Lisa K says, "Tastes like the whole dinner in a beautiful slice!"

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Loaded Turkey and Gravy Stuffed Potatoes

loaded turkey and gravy stuffed potatoes on purple plates

Clearly, these twice-baked potatoes were intended for Thanksgiving leftovers, but who's to say you can't use any leftovers? "I used leftover rotisserie chicken, leftover white gravy, and leftover cornbread stuffing," says reviewer Cookie.

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Restaurant-Style Potato Skins

Potato skins with cheese and scallions on top
House of Aqua

Potato skins are a favorite on game day, or any day really. In this recipe, hollowed-out baked potatoes are deep fried, filled with yummy toppings, and baked a second time.

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Ultimate Twice Baked Potatoes

Ultimate Twice Baked Potatoes
Allrecipes Magazine

Twice-baked potatoes are probably the most obvious use for leftover baked potatoes — scoop out the baked potato flesh, mix with toppings, place them back in their skins, and bake again. If you've already got baked potatoes, skip the first two steps and pick up from there.

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Twice Baked Potato Casserole With Bacon

Twice Baked Potato Casserole With Bacon in a dish on a baking rack

This take on twice-baked potatoes skips the skins altogether and instead cooks the potato, cheese, and bacon mixture in a casserole dish. "Brought this for Sunday dinner after church and it was a hit," says Allrecipes Allstar Rae.

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a closeup of mashed potatoes with brown gravy
Pictured: Traditional Mashed Potatoes. TTV78
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