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Easy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

No need to stand at the stove making mashed potatoes at the last minute when hosting a holiday gathering. Let your crockpot do all the work! Crockpot mashed potatoes are easy to prepare and can stay warm and ready to serve whenever you need them.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 6 medium russet potato
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Optional

  • 1 teaspoon dill weed, dried
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon rosemary, dried

Optional

  • 1 cup green peas, frozen
  • 1 cup broccoli, florets

Instructions

  • Scrub the potatoes. Peel if they have a thick skin.
  • Place the potatoes in the bottom of a large crockpot.
  • Add enough water to just cover the bottom.
  • Cook on HIGH 3 hours or LOW 6 hours.
  • If using peas or broccoli add them to the crockpot during last hour of cooking.
  • Mash potatoes with a potato masher or puree with an immersion blender.
  • Add milk, butter, salt and seasoning. Stir.
  • Serve immediately or keep the potatoes in the crockpot on warm for up to 4 hours.