Slow cooker loaded potatoes. Line a slow cooker with foil and spray with cooking spray. Tips for making Slow Cooker Loaded Potatoes: Use a slow cooker liner for easy clean up. Use Cream of Potato if you don't like Cream of Mushroom.
Slice small red potatoes in half. (If potatoes are a larger size cut into quarters.) Place half of the cut potatoes, skin side down, into the slow cooker. Sprinkle potatoes with half of the garlic, paprika, salt and pepper. These Loaded Slow Cooker Potatoes were the perfect side dish to a big juicy steak that hubbyman grilled to perfection. You can cook Slow cooker loaded potatoes using 10 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Slow cooker loaded potatoes
- It’s of Cooking spray.
- It’s 2 lb. of baby potatoes, halved and quartered if large.
- You need 3 c. of shredded Cheddar.
- It’s 2 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced.
- You need 8 slices of bacon, cooked.
- It’s 1/4 c. of sliced green onions, plus more for garnish.
- You need 1 tbsp. of paprika.
- You need of kosher salt.
- Prepare of Freshly ground black pepper.
- You need of Sour cream, drizzling.
Even the kids devoured these potatoes. I thought I made enough for leftovers the next day, but there were none left. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Spread bacon in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet.
Slow cooker loaded potatoes step by step
- Line a slow cooker with foil and spray with cooking spray. Add half the potatoes, 1 1/4 cups cheese, half the garlic, 1/3 of the cooked bacon, half the green onions, and half the paprika. Season with salt and pepper. Repeat..
- Cover and cook on high until potatoes are tender, 5 to 6 hours. (The bigger your potatoes, the longer they'll need.) About 20 to 30 minutes before serving, top with remaining cheese and bacon (this is your moment to make the potatoes look pretty!)..
- Garnish with more green onions, drizzle with sour cream, and serve.
I prepared these potatoes for our Christmas dinner this year. We love loaded mashed potatoes but I was short on oven space so the slow cooker was perfect. These potatoes were the hit of the dinner. I made a couple of changes. Stir in chicken stock, onion, garlic, thyme, butter and bacon until well combined.