Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

Prep Time:

15 Minutes

Cook Time:

6 Hours




  • 3 lbs. yukon gold potatoes peeled and chopped into 1″ cubes

  • 3/4 cup low sodium chicken stock may substitute with vegetable stock or water

  • 3 cloves garlic smashed

  • 1 teaspoon salt plus more to taste

  • 1 1/4 cup buttermilk warmed slightly (not hot) (I used 1 1/4 cups)

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter softened

  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried


  1. Grease your slow cooker with cooking spray.  Place the potatoes, stock, garlic, and salt into the slow cooker and stir.

  2. Cook on low for about 4-6 hours or until tender.

  3. Add the warmed buttermilk slowly, followed by the butter and rosemary, and mash with a potato masher until the potatoes reach the desired consistency.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Serve immediately or keep on warm in the slow cooker until ready to serve.

  5. Can this recipe be prepared in advance? Yes, See Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes.