Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

When the stove and oven are full, a slow cooker comes in handy for these mashed potatoes.

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Creamy, delicious, and easy!
Print Recipe
CourseSide Dish, Thanksgiving
Servings8
Calories236kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds potatoes washed and cut into quarters
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • Optional: 3 cloves fresh garlic finely chopped

Instructions

  • Wash hands before prepping food.
  • Add potatoes to a 4-quart slow cooker and pour in enough water to cover; stir.
  • Cook covered on high setting for 3 hours or until potatoes are tender.
  • Reduce heat to low; add vegetable oil, salt and pepper.
  • Using a potato masher, mash until almost to the consistency you like.
  • Stir in the milk and heat through.

Notes

Adapted from Idaho Potato Commission and American Heart Association.
Serve as a side with your favorite protein source and a vegetable or our cranberry apple salad for a complete meal. 
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
Serving Size
 
0.25 cup
Amount per 1 Serving
Calories
236
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
11
g
17
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
1
mg
0
%
Sodium
 
169
mg
7
%
Carbohydrates
 
32
g
11
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
3
g
3
%
Protein
 
5
g
10
%
Vitamin D
 
1
µg
7
%
Calcium
 
64
mg
6
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
774
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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