Slow-Cooked Golden Mashed Potatoes
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 4 hours
Makes14 servings (3/4 cup each)
- 5 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes (about 10 medium), chopped
- 1 cup butter, cubed
- 1 cup water
- 3 teaspoons salt
- 3/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 to 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
- In a 6-qt. slow cooker, combine the first five ingredients. Cook, covered, on high 4-5 hours or until potatoes are tender (do not drain liquid).
- Mash potatoes, gradually adding mayonnaise, cheese and enough milk to achieve desired consistency.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 327 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 703mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.
Dec 26, 2017
When your husband asks wistfully if there are any leftovers of a recipe, you know you have a keeper! And there weren't! Made it yesterday for Christmas dinner and my family scarfed it down! I like to use some kind of chicken stock when cooking potatoes, so I added 1 teaspoon of Better than Bouillon Chicken Base, which I think gave it a deeper taste but made the final color darker. Next time I think I will try boxed chicken stock so as not to change the color so much. Knowing that the chicken base already had salt in it, I cut the amount in the recipe in half. My slow cooker tends to cook high, so I turned it down to Low for the last hour or so, but it was a little runny, so I recommend doing as the recipe says, and keep it on High the whole time. I like to use slow cookers for at least one part of a big meal since they save me time, and I can play with my grandchildren and talk to my family instead of rushing at the last minute in the kitchen! I definitely recommend this recipe and will be making it often! (Also I confess that I really like mayonnaise, which is why I chose this slow cooker mashed potatoes recipe over others. It is an unusual and excellent secret ingredient!)