Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Slow Cooker Garlic Mashed Potatoes


"If you love garlic and you love mashed potatoes, you're sure to love these! You can peel the potato skins off if you prefer."


4 h 10 m servings 197 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 197 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8.2 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 553 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the potatoes, water, and butter into a slow cooker. Season with salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Cover, and cook on Low for 7 hours, or High for 4 hours.
  2. Mash potatoes with a masher or electric beater, adding the desired amount of milk to achieve a creamy consistency. Keep warm on low until serving.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 132 Ratings


I peeled about 3.5 lbs. of russet potatoes, and didn't use quite as much garlic powder as the recipe calls for. I also left out the milk and used 8oz sour cream and about 1 cup of shredded colb...

Made as stated, this is worth three stars. It's a nice dish to come home to, but not spectacular. However, I dressed this recipe up tonight for my company's pot-luck Christmas party. I drained o...

These worked great for me. I used minced fresh garlic, rather than powder. Adjusted butter, cream and seasoning at the end to taste. This worked great for an after church lunch with no fuss. ...

5 stars with some tweeking... I peeled the potatoes, used chicken broth for the liquid & a whole bulb of roasted garlic instead of the granulated garlic. I took some fresh sprigs of rosemary & d...

Super easy and absolutely wonderful! I increase the recipe to use 5 lbs of red potatoes. It is the perfect amount for Thanksgiving with my family.

Mmmmm, this was very yummy! I added some fresh cloves of garlic. I sliced them and put them in with the potatoes while they were baking. Then I mashed them all together and it was very garlic...

Excellent. Much denser than traditional mashed potatoes. I added several crushed whole cloves of fresh garlic which then got mashed into the potatoes.

I tried this recipe over the weekend and I really thought it was easy. I added a little bit more milk than what the recipe called for and I added some butter. They were great and I recommend t...

These were just ok for us. Every Thanksgiving I make 2 types of mashed potatoes for variety. I was happy to find this recipe being they are made in the crock pot, to save me time. I changed the ...