Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes - easy, no drain mashed potatoes.

These Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes are so delicious and a total snap to make! The best part is that there is no draining and you free up your stove top for other dishes. Make these slow cooker mashed potatoes early in the day and use the keep warm setting on your slow cooker, or make the day before and reheat.

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes - easy, no drain mashed potatoes.

Start with diced potatoes and low sodium chicken broth. These can be cooked on high or low depending on your schedule.

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes - easy, no drain mashed potatoes.

Once the potatoes are cooked through, do not drain. Add butter, cream cheese, half and half, salt, pepper and chives and mash using a potato masher until smooth.

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hours

Total Time: 3 hours, 15 minutes

Yield: 6

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds red or gold potatoes peeled or unpeeled, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups of low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) of butter, at room temperature, cut into cubes
  • 4 oz of cream cheese (1/2 of a package) at room temperature, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup of half and half, warmed
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon of freshly minced chives

Instructions

  1. In a 4 or 6 quart slow cooker, combine low-sodium chicken broth and potatoes.
  2. Cook on high for about 3 hours or low for about 6 hours, slow cooker times can vary.
  3. Once potatoes are tender, add butter, cream cheese, half and half, salt, pepper and chives to slow cooker and mash until smooth. Do not drain chicken broth.
  4. Keep warm until ready to serve.
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Adapted from Better Homes & Garden Slow Cooker Holiday Help 

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes - easy, no drain mashed potatoes.

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