Slow Cooker Mashed Purple Potatoes

Slow Cooker Mashed Purple Potatoes

Great tasting and easy to prepare crockpot mashed potatoes recipe using  purple baby potatoes. The color and flavor is sure to be a hit on your table.
Prep10 minutes
Cook6 hours
Total Time6 hours 10 minutes
Course Side Dish
Variety Fav(s) Purple Passion™
Cook Type Slow Cooker
Dish Type Comfort, Party Food
Season Fall, Winter


  • 3 lbs. Tasteful Selections® potatoes, halved
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 c. milk, divided
  • 4 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 2 tbsp. fresh chives, chopped


  • Place halved bite-size potatoes in a large slow cooker. Sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper. Pour 1 cup milk over potatoes. Cook on high 3-4 hours or low 6-7 hours, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • Mash with potato masher until smooth. Stir in remaining 1 cup milk, butter, sour cream and chives. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
  • Slow Cooker Mashed Purple Potatoes