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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes with Spinach and Dill

Posted Nov 19 2013 2:18pm

(Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Cooking Day 50)

Looking for a unique twist on make ahead slow cooker mashed potatoes?

I hope you’ll try these slow cooker mashed potatoes with spinach and dill.

They’re creamy, flavorful and deliciously different.

Definitely splurge worthy if you’re a mashed potato lover, which I am.

Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes with Spinach and Dill

The recipe instructs you to cook the potatoes in the slow cooker, drain and whip with all the yummy stuff and then place back in a clean, greased slow cooker for final warming.

If it’s easier, you can always just boil the potatoes on the stove instead and then proceed with the recipe.

Rod, Mom and I all loved these spinach dill slow cooker mashed potatoes. I’ll definitely be making them again.



Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes with Spinach and Dill
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Deliciously different make ahead slow cooker mashed potatoes with spinach and dill were an instant family favorite
Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 7

  • 6 medium potatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup plain non fat Greek yogurt at room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 4 ounces reduced fat cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dillweed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry

  1. Peel the potatoes and cut into equal sized cubes.
  2. Place them in a slow cooker with the water and salt. (I used my 4-Quart).
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Drain the potatoes and dump them into a mixing bowl.
  5. Add the yogurt, butter, cream cheese and dillweed.
  6. Whip with an electric mixer until creamy.
  7. Taste and add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Gently stir in the green onions and spinach.
  9. Wipe out your slow cooker and coat with nonstick cooking spray.
  10. Place the mashed potato mixture into the slow cooker and smooth out the top.
  11. Cook on LOW for 3 to 4 hours, until heated through.

Nutrition Estimates Per Serving (1/2 cup): 252 calories, 11 g fat, 33 g carbs, 5 g fiber, 9 g protein and *7 Points Plus


Source: Slightly adapted from Fix-It and Forget-It New Cookbook: 250 New Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes!

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*PointsPlus® for slow cooker mashed potatoes with spinach and dill calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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