- 3pounds red potatoessliced into 1-1/2” slices, skin on
- 1/4cup unsalted butter, cubed
- 2tablespoons prepared pesto
- 1/4cup water
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1teaspoon salt
- 1/4teaspoon pepper
- 1/4teaspoon paprika
- 1/4teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2cup milk, more or less as desiredwarmed
- 1/2cup sour cream
Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
Add potatoes, butter, pesto, water, garlic and spices to slow cooker. Cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours, or on LOW for 7-8 hours OR until potatoes are very tender.*
Add milk and sour cream, and mash with a potato masher or beat with an electric mixer (recommended) just until blended – don’t overwork potatoes or they might become gummy.
Add additional milk as needed to reach desired consistency. Taste and season with additional salt and pepper if desired.