Mashed Potato Bar In A Slow Cooker

When it comes to making busy weeknight meals, every family should own a slow cooker, there's nothing better than throwing the ingredients together in the morning and having dinner ready when you get home from school and work. This "Mashed Potato Bar In A Slow Cooker," recipe gives a whole new take on everybody's favorite.

This mashed potato bar in a slow cooker, is such a fun way to serve this decadent and warm comfort food. This slow cooker idea works great for family dinners or you might try it at a gathering in the autumn or winter. Guests can serve themselves and make their own mashed potato parfait anyway they like, you really won't look at mashed potatoes the same way again. You can use these basic mashed potato topping or you can get creative with the toppings you like. There is no end to the combinations you can come up with. You can even get fancy and use white or black truffle oil, capers, smoked salmon or caviar, and serve the mashed potatoes in martini glasses. Some of the ingredients you can use for this fun recipe include russet potatoes washed, peeled and quarter try and make the pieces uniform in size, seasonings, water, butter cut into little chunks, chive and onion cream cheese, and milk. To start you will place the potato pieces in the slow cooker and add the seasonings, water and butter, mixing well to coat the potatoes. Cover and cook on high for four hours until the potatoes are tender. Once the potatoes are tender, mash them well with a potato masher right in the crock pot, at this point you can stir in the cream cheese until evenly blended. Serve or keep warm on the low setting for up to two hours. If you up the setting to warm, you could keep the potatoes on for four or more hours.

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