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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Great tasting and frees up the stove during those big holiday meals. From allrecipes.com
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 8
Author Amy Garrett

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds red potatoes , cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic , or to taste
  • 3 cubes chicken bouillon
  • 1 (8 ounce) container sour cream
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large pot of lightly salted boiling water, cook the potatoes, garlic, and bouillon until potatoes are tender but firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, reserving water. In a bowl, mash potatoes with sour cream and cream cheese, adding reserved water as needed to attain desired consistency.
  2. Transfer the potato mixture to a slow cooker, cover, and cook on Low for 2 to 3 hours. Just before serving, stir in butter and season with salt and pepper to taste.

 

 

2 Responses to Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

  1. Nancy Bond December 28, 2008 at 8:07 pm #

    My goodness, does this ever sound delicious! Straight from the lips to the hips, this one. ๐Ÿ™‚ Thanks once again for sharing the recipe! This might go very well with a New Year ham.

  2. Ian Jones July 6, 2011 at 8:42 am #

    Nancy, I also served this recipe with ham and found that the flavours really complement each other. If you were at all concerned about the fat content, itโ€™s easy to reduce it by replacing the butter with margarine and the sour cream and cream cheese with low fat versions.

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