Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

 

Mashed potatoes for life! 

The best potatoes EVER!- Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes - Family Fresh Meals

 

Those little packets of instant potatoes are so tempting to use when you are in a rush at dinner time. But admit it. Those funky potato flakes never taste as good as the real deal.  

 

With just a little planning and your trusty crockpot, you can serve up a big beautiful pot of these easy cheesy crockpot mashed potatoes.  So creamy, so good.  

 

NOTE: If your local grocery store doesn’t carry the Three Cheese Cooking sauce, simply substitute with 1 cup of milk and an extra cup of your favorite shredded cheese.  

 

Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

Serves 4

Ingredients

2-2.5 lbs of small red potatoes, washed,  roughly peeled and  quartered

4 Tablespoons butter, cut into tabs

1 tsp salt

1 cup  Progresso Meal Starters Three Cheese Cooking Sauce

1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese

 

Directions

1. Place potatoes in a 4-5 quart crockpot. Season with 1 tsp of salt and top with tabs of butter. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours (or on HIGH for 3 hours)

 Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes Step 1 - Family Fresh Meals

 

 

 

2. Uncover and mash potatoes using a potato masher. Add in 1 cup of  Progresso Meal Starters Three Cheese Cooking Sauce. Continue mashing until you reach your desired mashed potato  consistency.  Recover and continue cooking for 1 more hour. 

Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes - Steps

 

 

Right before serving top with shredded cheese.  Have fun topping with your favorite spud toppers.

 

We used some bacon and chives!

 

Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes - Family Fresh Meals

 

 

Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes - with bacon!  Family Fresh Meals

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Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 2-2.5 lbs of small red potatoes, washed, roughly peeled and quartered
  • 4 Tablespoons butter, cut into tabs
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup Progresso Meal Starters Three Cheese Cooking Sauce
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • NOTE: If your local grocery store doesn't carry the Three Cheese Cooking sauce, simply substitute with 1 cup of milk and an extra cup of your favorite shredded cheese.
Instructions
  1. Place potatoes in a 4-5 quart crockpot. Season with 1 tsp of salt and top with tabs of butter. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours (or on HIGH for 3 hours)
  2. Uncover and mash potatoes using a potato masher. Add in 1 cup of Progresso Meal Starters Three Cheese Cooking Sauce. Continue mashing until you reach your desired mashed potato consistency. Recover and continue cooking for 1 more hour.
  3. Right before serving top with shredded cheese. Have fun topping with your favorite spud toppers.

 

 Here is what I used to make this Easy Cheesy Crockpot Mashed Potatoes  

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Comments

  1. OMGoodness! This looks amazing. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Angie S. says:

    Looks fantastic! One question though, don’t the potatoes turn brown with very little liquid in the crock pot?

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