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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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot, easy, gluten-free, mashed potatoes, vegetarian
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 211kcal

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.

Nutrition

Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 333mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g