Ultimate Slow-Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Want to prepare an easy slow-cooked side dish? Then check out these mashed potatoes – an all time favorite.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 5 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

5
lb baking potatoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
1 1/2
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup butter or margarine, cut into chunks
1
cup sour cream or plain yogurt
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1
teaspoon onion powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2
to 1 cup milk, warmed

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, place potatoes, chicken broth and butter.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 Add remaining ingredients except milk. Mash, crush or smash potatoes using potato masher, or beat with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Do not overmix. Stir in enough milk for desired creamy consistency. Cover and keep warm on Low or Warm heat setting until serving time, up to 2 hours. Stir before serving.
  • 1 In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, place potatoes, chicken broth and butter.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 hours to 4 hours 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 3 Add remaining ingredients except milk. Mash, crush or smash potatoes using potato masher, or beat with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Do not overmix. Stir in enough milk for desired creamy consistency. Cover and keep warm on Low or Warm heat setting until serving time, up to 2 hours. Stir before serving.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Russet or Idaho baking potatoes are both good picks for these easy mashed potatoes.

If you prefer, these potatoes can be cooked on a low heat setting for 8 hours.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
16g
16%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.