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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Amazing mashed potatoes made in a slow cooker. Great for holiday baking when you need to be making other things!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword mashed potatoes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 220 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 3 pounds Yellow potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt (or to taste)
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pepper (or to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 3/4 cup Broth
  • 1/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/4 cup Butter


  1. Peel and wash potatoes then dice. Add diced potatoes to slow cooker. Season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Pour chicken broth into slow cooker. 

  2. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 5-6 hours. Potatoes should be tender. 

  3. Add sour cream and butter and use a masher to mash potatoes until smooth and butter has melted. Add more seasoning as needed. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 409mg17%
Potassium 950mg27%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 360IU7%
Vitamin C 25.8mg31%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 7.3mg41%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.