Monday, November 7, 2011

Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
It's that time again! The Crazy Cooking Challenge! This month it's mashed potatoes.
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I don't even remember the last time I made them. It's not that we don't like them, it just seems like alot of work for two people. We'll be eating these for a couple of meals.

The rules are the same as the past two months, you have to find a recipe from another blogger. This was a challenge for me! Every recipe I came across either had too many ingredients, seemed too bland or just didn't interest me. Then I stumbled upon this one from Feels Like Home. I knew it was the one I wanted to try.
Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
Cube potatoes
Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
Saute onion while potatoes are cooking. I added a little minced garlic.
Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
Combine cream cheese, sour cream, evaporated milk, onion, salt, and pepper.
Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
Blend well.
Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
Add creamed mixture to potatoes and mix well. I like my mashed potatoes a little lumpy. I also like to leave the skin on. For this recipe I peeled them.
Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
Transfer to the crockpot.

These potatoes had a wonderful texture and the taste was heavenly! I can't wait to eat leftovers!!

Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

5 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed
8 oz low fat cream cheese, softened
8 oz low fat sour cream
5 oz evaporated skim milk (1 small can)
1 small onion, diced
Salt & pepper, to taste
Milk & butter

1.Add potatoes to a large pot of water. Bring to a boil and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and mash.
2.In the meantime, saute onion in a small skillet until onion is translucent. If you skip this step, the onions will be crunchy in your finished potatoes.
3.In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream, evaporated milk, onion, salt, and pepper until blended. Add to mashed potatoes and mix well.
4.Transfer mashed potato mixture to the crock pot. I used a 4-quart crock pot.
5.Can be cooked on low up to 4 hours. Re-moisten with milk and butter if needed.

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10 comments:

Chef Corey @ Family Fresh Meals said...

Hey Patty ! I'm Chef Corey from Family Fresh Meals. Mash potatoes are my fav!!!! Yum :) Anywhoo, I just started a new recipe Linky called Sunday Funday: Recipe of the Week. This recipe would be perfect for the first week theme CROCKPOT. Each week will be a new theme. Once this Sunday Funday gets going, I would LOVE to do a random gift card giveaway each week. But I am going to need a good amount of posts to start that, so come join the fun each week. At the end of the week, a recipe/blog will be picked at random to be the featured recipe for the following week. Hope you stop by and join!

http://familyfreshmeals.blogspot.com/search/label/recipe%20of%20the%20week

XO Chef Corey

Lisa~~ said...

Sounds like a delicious recipe.

If you haven't already I'd love for you to check out my Crazy Cooking Challenge entry Aloo Tikki

Lisa~~
Cook Lisa Cook

Miz Helen said...

Hi Patty,
I love your low fat Mashed Potatoes and in the crock pot makes them better. Great recipe for the Crazy Cooking Challenge, it looks delicious! Hope you are having a great day.
Miz Helen
#8

East9thStreet said...

What can you NOT do in a crock pot? This recipe sounds creamy and delicious! #72 :)

You Little Tarte said...

I love anything I can make in a slow cooker. I'm going to give these a try.

adventuresindinner said...

This looks fantastic! Just think getting this done WAY before the push to complete the rest of the holiday meal :-)

Teri@thefreshmancook said...

I love the crock pot idea and the onions are a great addition. Great recipes!

Jennifer said...

They look super creamy and delicious!

Jen #14
Jenny's Cookbook

The UDG said...

I used my crock pot too (#76)! Yours look extremely creamy!

Chels said...

I've so been wanting to try a crockpot mashed potato dish! Looks Awesome!

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