24 Easy Recipes Using Frozen Potatoes
Savvy Southern cooks are experts at creating dinners with what’s in the pantry and freezer at the time, and one of the most convenient ingredients to have on hand is frozen potatoes. These frozen potato recipes will feed your family from breakfast to dinner. Potato casserole favorites like Au Gratin Potato Casserole and Hash Brown Casserole actually start with a bag of frozen potatoes. A breakfast casserole in the freezer is the simplest way to get the most important meal of the day on the table. Use your frozen potatoes to make our Tater Tot Breakfast Bake, Ham-and-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole, or Red Pepper, Potato, and Ricotta Frittata. At dinnertime, the kids will eat up our Cowboy Casserole, Shepherd’s Pie, Potato-Crusted Pizza, and Cheeseburger Casserole. Hearty, comforting, and filling, these frozen potato recipes couldn’t be easier. When you’re in a pinch and can’t make it to the store, use up what you already have in your kitchen with these incredible frozen potato recipes.
Recipe: Shepherd’s Pie
It may look complicated, but our recipe is anything but thanks to frozen mashed potatoes. Stir in mashed carrots, milk, Cheddar cheese, thyme, salt, and pepper for an ultra-decadent mashed potato topping for the ground beef mixture.
Cheesy Chili Hash Brown Bake
Recipe: Cheesy Chili Hash Brown Bake
This might be our easiest casserole ever—it only calls for 5 ingredients. A browned and crisp topping of frozen country-style shredded hash browns will be your new favorite chili topping.
Skillet Chicken Pot Pie
Recipe: Skillet Chicken Pot Pie
Refrigerated piecrusts, rotisserie chicken, frozen matchstick carrots, and frozen cubed hash browns provide easy hacks for what can be a time-consuming recipe. Our Skillet Chicken Pot Pie means Sunday dinner will be ready in record time.
Recipe: Hashbrown Casserole
With just a few store-bought ingredients, this comforting casserole is as easy as dumping them into the casserole dish, stirring, and baking.
Skillet-Toasted Gnocchi with Peas
Store-bought potato gnocchi is a fun diversion from your usual pasta night. Peas and bright lemon make this easy dinner taste springy, and you can add a protein like shrimp or chicken if you’re feeding a hungry crowd.
Tater Tot Breakfast Bake
Recipe: Tater Tot Breakfast Bake
Eggs, cheese, tater tots, and bacon are the key to a simple, crowd-pleasing breakfast casserole that’s been a reader favorite for years.
Onion-Topped Sausage 'n' Mashed Potato Casserole
There’s nothing we love more than a casserole that combines main dish and side dish into one easy recipe.
Red Pepper, Potato, and Ricotta Frittata
Frittatas are the best dishes for using up whatever you have on hand, so feel free to mix up this recipe with what’s in your fridge or freezer.
Salt-and-Pepper Oven Fries
Recipe: Salt-and-Pepper Oven Fries
This simple recipe also gives spice mixture options for Italian Oven Fries, Barbecue Oven Fries, Jerk Oven Fries, and Southwest Oven Fries.
Recipe: Cowboy Casserole
This hearty dinner casserole is topped with a layer of crispy tater tots, so yeah, the kids are going to eat it up.
Recipe: Potato-Crusted Pizza
This “Why didn’t I think of that?” dinner is one the kids will love to customize with their own toppings.
Au Gratin Potato Casserole
Recipe: Au Gratin Potato Casserole
This classic potato casserole pairs deliciously with any breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Winter Vegetables and Gnocchi
Recipe: Winter Vegetables and Gnocchi
This cozy recipe can easily be adapted with what you have on hand or topped with a protein of your choice.
Sausage-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
Southern cooks know that a big-batch breakfast casserole in the freezer is a lifesaver.
Recipe: Shepherd’s Pie
This traditional comfort food recipe starts with tender lamb from the slow cooker and ends with a buttery topping of mashed potatoes.
Bacon-Hash Brown Quiche
Recipe: Bacon-Hash Brown Quiche
Imagine your favorite fluffy quiche recipe…then encase it in a crust of hash browns and bacon. You’re welcome.
Shrimp Boil Vegetable Bowls
Chicken Pot Pie with Bacon-and-Cheddar Biscuits
How could we make classic chicken pot pie even cozier? By swapping a pastry crust for a topping of homemade bacon-cheddar biscuits, that’s how.
Herbed Sausage Breakfast Casserole
Don’t waste time flipping flapjacks for breakfast: This savory and filling casserole is made in your slow cooker.
Recipe: Cheeseburger Casserole
Need an easy fix for cheeseburger cravings during the winter months when you’re not grilling outdoors? Meet the kids’ new favorite dinner.
Buffalo-Style Sweet Potato Waffle Fries
Upgrade that bag of frozen waffle fries with a few simple ingredients.
Gnocchi Gratin with Ham and Peas
Recipe: Gnocchi Gratin with Ham and Peas
You can prep this cozy casserole up to two days in advance and store it in the fridge until you’re ready to bake it.
Recipe: Funeral Potatoes
This old-school Southern dish is known for comforting neighbors in times of need and sorrow.
Ham-and-Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
Everyone will get excited about breakfast for dinner if you’re serving this classic breakfast casserole.