Easy Slow-Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Skip the peeling and the boiling. Potatoes mash easily after a few hours in the slow cooker!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 4 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 14

Ingredients

3
lb small red potatoes (2 to 3 inches)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup chives-and-onion cream cheese (from 8 oz container)
1/4
to 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 Halve or quarter potatoes as necessary to make similar-sized pieces. Place in 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add garlic, oil, salt and water; mix well to coat all potato pieces.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High setting 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 With fork or potato masher, mash potatoes and garlic. Stir in cream cheese until well blended. Stir in enough milk for soft serving consistency. Serve immediately, or cover and hold in slow cooker on Low setting up to 2 hours.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    190mg
    190%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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