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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Jennie Duncan
 Ready to try my favorite side dish made in your slow cooker! These Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes are super easy to make and taste great, plus no boiling beforehand.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 220 kcal


  • 3 pounds Yellow potatoes
  • ½ teaspoon Salt (or to taste)
  • teaspoon Pepper (or to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon Garlic powder
  • ¾ cup Broth
  • ¼ cup Sour Cream
  • ¼ cup Butter


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


Step up your Mashed Potato Game:
This recipe is the classic recipe that we all love. To change it up and add new flavors once they are mashed. Try adding these fun combinations.
  • Bacon and shredded cheddar cheese. 
  • Fresh diced chives.
  • Minced garlic while cooking for more garlic flavor. 


Calories: 220kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 6gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 409mgPotassium: 950mgFiber: 6gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 360IUVitamin C: 25.8mgCalcium: 81mgIron: 7.3mg
Keyword Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
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