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Garlic Basil Mashed Potato Soup

One of the easiest ways to use up leftover mashed potatoes is by using it in soup. It not only helps make the soup immensely flavorful, but mashed potatoes will help create a creamy soup you'll want to make every time the weather gets colder. This recipe includes a basil pesto, lots of garlic, and bacon. We're drooling already.

Use Up Your Leftover Mashed Potatoes With One of These Unique Recipes

Let's be honest, we've all eaten a spoonful (or two) of cold leftover mashed potatoes right out of the fridge - it's an inevitable occurrence around the holiday season. But did you know there's more you can do with your leftovers than just heating them up in the microwave? Whether you're looking for a new soup recipe or a snack for the whole family, mashed potatoes can be an incredibly useful and versatile ingredient. These 21 recipes are so tasty that you're going to want to make extra mashed potatoes as often as you can, just so you'll have leftovers!

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