Use one simple main ingredient for all of these different slow cooker potatoes, including recipes for mashed potatoes, hash browns, cheesy potatoes, sweet potatoes, potato casserole, red potatoes and more.
My daughter-in-law gave me this recipe and, over the years, I have tweaked it to our tastes. It's so nice to come home from work to a hot tasty potato dish that's ready to serve! You can use any cheese you like and also any leftover meats that you have—chicken, for one. —Jane Whittaker, Pensacola, Florida
Pineapple and pecans make a pretty topping for this no-fuss fall side dish. "It's light, tasty and not too sweet," notes Bette Fulcher of Lexington, Texas. "Making it in the slow cooker leaves extra space in the oven when preparing a holiday turkey and other dishes," she adds.
It's a cinch to jazz up instant mashed potatoes with sour cream and cream cheese, then cook and serve them from a slow cooker. For a special touch, sprinkle the perfect-for-party time potatoes with chopped fresh chives, canned French-fried onions or fresh grated Parmesan cheese. —Donna Bardocz, Howell, Michigan
I had a house full of relatives and was short on cooking space. I used the basic idea of the traditional sweet potato casserole and adapted it for the slow cooker. It's been a huge hit ever since! —Joanna Stanforth, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois