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Slow cooker mashed potatoes

The ultimate creamy slow cooker mashed potatoes. This simple side dish recipe only takes a few minutes to prep and the slow cooker does all the rest! This will become your new favorite recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Slow cooker mashed potatoes
Servings: 8
Calories: 205kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


  • 3 pounds russet or yukon potatoes about 8 medium sized
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4-6 Tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1-3 Tablespoons heavy cream can sub with milk


  • Wash and peel the potatoes. Cut into 2-inch cubes.
  • Place potatoes, chicken broth, salt and pepper in the slow cooker (4 or 6 quart). Stir and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-7 hours, or until potatoes are fork tender. Drain most of the broth.
  • Add in melted butter, and sour cream. Mash with a potato masher or an electric beater. Add 1 Tablespoon of heavy cream at a time, until you reach your desired consistency. Be careful not to over mash. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Keep the lid on and the slow cooker on warm setting until ready to serve.



Calories: 205kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 731mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 10.7mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1.5mg