Creamy Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes (Crock Pot)
5 lbsierra gold, red or russett potatoes, peeled and diced
1 1/2 cchicken broth, low salt (can use water or half water, half broth)
1 cbutter, cut into chunks
1 1/4 Tbspgarlic powder
3 1/4 tspground black pepper
1 1/3 cmilk, slightly warmed
2 Tbspsour cream
How to Make Creamy Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes (Crock Pot)
- Place the potatoes, water, chicken broth and butter into a 4-5 quart slow cooker.
Season with salt, garlic powder, and pepper.
Cover, and cook High for 4 - 4 1/2 hours until potatoes are fork tender.
- Do not remove the excess water from slow cooker. This adds to the creamy texture.
Mash potatoes with a masher or electric beater, adding the desired amount of warm milk and the sour cream to achieve a creamy consistency.
- May serve immediately or Keep warm on low until serving up to 2 hours. Just keep the lid on it.
Stir before serving.