Can I freeze mashed potato?

(4 Posts)
Sonnet Fri 07-Dec-12 10:22:29

And if so how do I reheat?
How long will reheating take?
I am trying to get dinner on the table earlier after being out at work all day
Many thanks!

BornToFolk Fri 07-Dec-12 10:31:21

Yeah, I frequently do this, either freezing leftovers, or making up a big batch specifically for freezing. I just re-heat in the microwave from frozen.

Perfect for a quick dinner, especially with frozen sausages and frozen peas!

jenduck Fri 07-Dec-12 17:11:35

I always do this! In fact, if I am making mash, I often deliberately make too much so that I can have some to freeze if it doesn't all get eaten first. I do it in kiddie-sized portions, too, so that I can do a quick meal for the DSes.

Top tip would be to defrost it for 1 minute in the microwave, add a blob of butter, then carry on defrosting/heating up until it's ready (another 2 mins or so for toddler portion).

Beamur Fri 07-Dec-12 17:14:39

Yup. Reheat as above.
This is what DD is having for her tea tonight in fact.

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