Slow-Cooker Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Looking for lazy weekend meals? Break out the slow-cookers!

Last weekend I tossed a roast in one pot, corn in another, and potatoes in a third and dinner was ready when I was with very little work.

You gotta love a slow cooked meal. 🙂

Slow-Cooker Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Slow-Cooker Garlic Smashed Potatoes

5# russet potatoes – cubed

3 to 4 garlic cloves – minced

¼ cup onion – finely chopped

1 teaspoon kosher or sea salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

¾ cup water

6 to 8 oz cream cheese with onion and chives

6 tablespoons butter

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

½ cup milk

Place potatoes, minced garlic, onion, salt, pepper, and water in a 6 qt slow cooker.


Cover and cook on high 4 hours (quickly stir and re-cover half way through cooking time).

After the 4 hours (or when potatoes are done) add remaining ingredients and mash by hand with a potato masher (or whip with electric mixer).Pin It

Mix well and serve immediately or hold in slow-cooker on warm for up to 2 hours.


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