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Leftover Mashed Potato Pizza

If you love baked potatoes then this Leftover Mashed Potato Pizza is a must try. This recipe is an easy way to use leftover mashed potatoes to make another meal. This pizza is salty, creamy, crunchy and sure to be a crowd pleaser.

whole leftover mashed potato pizza on a white plate

How to Make Leftover Mashed Potato Pizza

This Leftover Mashed Potato Pizza recipe is really easy to make! To start you will need a pre-baked pizza crust. This can be one you make at home or a pre-baked crust bought from the grocery store.

First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Then, top the pizza crust with the leftover mashed potatoes. Spread them evenly over the crust. Next, sprinkle with your favorite shredded cheese and chopped cooked bacon. Then, if desired add pizza seasoning or oregano.

Bake the pizza at 400 degrees for about 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and the potatoes are warmed through. Once pizza is cooked, remove from oven and optionally top with sour cream and chives (to make it even more like a baked potato). Serve immediately.

leftover mashed potato pizza ready for the oven
Leftover Mashed Potato Pizza topped and ready for the oven.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How should I store leftovers?

Store this leftover pizza as you would any leftover pizza. Either wrap in plastic wrap or tin foil or place in an air tight container and store in the refrigerator. Pizza should be eaten within 5 days.

What other toppings can I add to this pizza?

Top this pizza with any of your favorite pizza toppings! However, after baking I recommend adding sour cream and chopped chives if you want to keep it like a baked potato.

Can I make this pizza gluten free or dairy free?

Yes! Be sure that your mashed potatoes are dairy free and then use dairy free cheese. Also, any gluten free crust can be used. I recommend caulipower brand crust for an easy gluten and dairy free crust.

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whole leftover mashed potato pizza on a white plate

Leftover Mashed Potato Pizza

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Wondering what to do with those leftover mashed potatoes? This Leftover Mashed Potato Pizza is the perfect way to use those potatoes to create another meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 cooked pizza crust
  • 2-3 cups leftover mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, any kind
  • 6 slices cooked bacon, chopped
  • pizza seasoning or oregano

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Top cooked pizza crust with leftover mashed potatoes and spread evenly over crust.
  3. Sprinkle cheese on top of mashed potatoes.
  4. Top with bacon and pizza seasoning or oregano.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees until cheese is melted and potatoes are warmed through about 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool for 5-10 minutes before slicing.
  7. If desired, add other toppings once removing from the oven such as sour cream, chives, etc.

Notes

Store leftover pizza in the refrigerator in an air tight container for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1/4 pizza
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 798Total Fat: 32gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 51mgSodium: 1849mgCarbohydrates: 98gFiber: 6gSugar: 5gProtein: 27g

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