bubble and squeak

  • bubble-main-21/2 onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup cooked brussel sprouts
  • 1/2 cup cooked cabbage, shredded
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  1. Heat vegetable oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and sauté for 5 minutes, or until onions are translucent. Add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until fragrant.
  2. Add sprouts and cabbage to the onion mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Brown vegetables for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Add mashed potatoes to the skillet, pressing down to flatten to form a patty. Brown about 6-7 minutes.
  5. Carefully flip the potato and vegetable patty. Cook an additional 6-7 minutes, or until well-browned with a crispy crust. (If needed, invert potato onto a plate and slide back into skillet.)
  6. Transfer onto a platter. Cut into wedges for serving.


Pierogi lasagna from 12tomatoes.com/

8 lasagna noodles
4-6 c mashed potatoes
1-2 onions thinly sliced
1-2 c. grated cheddar cheese
1/2 c butter
salt and pepper

  • Preheat oven to 375ºF and grease a 9×13 inch baking dish with butter or nonstick spray.
  • Cook lasagna noodles according to package directions, and set aside.
  • In a large skillet add onion, butter, salt, and pepper. Saute on medium heat until soft, about 10 minutes.
  • Place 4 lasagna noodles in an even layer on bottom of baking dish. Layer ½ of total mashed potatoes on top of noodles, followed by ½ of the sauteed onions, and ½ cup of cheese.
  • Top lasagna with remaining 4 noodles and cheese.
  • Cover with foil, bake for 30-45 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Serve hot and enjoy!

Note, this is from 2 recipes one uses twice as much cheese, more mashed potatoes and twice the cheese.  Above recipe is slimmer. the richer recipes uses 3 layers vs 2.