Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
sliced into 1-1/2” slices, skin on
unsalted butter, cubed
garlic cloves, minced
milk, more or less as desired
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.
*Potatoes will require longer cooking time if you have an older slower cooker. *Cooking time will vary depending on potato size.