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Crock Pot Creamy Ranch Potatoes

Updated on January 14, 2020
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Thanks to my father, I'm a big foodie who's been cooking and baking since I was a young girl. Cooking is a passion that brings me joy.

Creamy Ranch Potatoes


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Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Potatoes

I've always enjoyed using the slow cooker to make main dishes and side dishes. There is something so charming and fun about preparing a meal, then letting the crock pot do the rest. This delicious and simple recipe will fill your home with rich and savory aroma's. This potato side dish goes well with any meat. I hope you'll try it out for your family and make it one of your favorite potato side dishes.

Cook Time for Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Potatoes

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 5 hours
Ready in: 5 hours 15 min
Yields: 4-6 people

Ingredients for Creamy Ranch Potatoes


What is Crock Pot Cooking

According to Wikipedia, A slow cooker, also known as a Crock-Pot (a trademark that is sometimes used generically in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand), is a counter top electrical cooking appliance that is used for simmering, which requires maintaining a relatively low temperature (compared to other cooking methods such as baking.

Ingredients for Creamy Ranch Potatoes

  • 2 Pounds Red or Yellow Potatoes, Peeled or Unpeeled/Cut into 1" Chunks
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 Can Condensed Cream of Potato Soup
  • 1 Packet Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Mix, Dry, Do not Prepare
  • 1 Medium Onion, Cut into Chunks
  • Salt and Pepper, To Taste
  • Fresh or Dried Parsley, Optional
  • Bacon Bits, Optional

Cut Potatoes into 1" chunks


Instructions for Slow Cooker Creamy Ranch Potatoes

  1. Spray your crock pot/slow cooker with cooking spray or slather with olive oil.
  2. In mixing bowl, combine sour cream, milk, cream of potato soup, ranch dressing packet, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  3. Place potato chunks and sliced onion on bottom of slow cooker.
  4. Pour sauce over potatoes and onion and cover with lid.
  5. Cook potatoes on low for 4-5 hours; stirring a few times to prevent sticking or burning.
  6. Serve potatoes as a side dish with dinner.
  7. Top potatoes with fresh or dried parsley and/or bacon bits if desired.
  8. Enjoy!

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Health Benefits of Potatoes

Potatoes are a good source of:

  • B6-Cardiovascular Protection, Athletic Performance, Good for Brain Cell and Nervous System Activity. Lowers Blood Pressure, Cell Rebuilding
  • Potassium
  • Copper
  • Vitamin C
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Niacin
  • Dietary Fiber
  • Pantothenic Acid

Source: whole

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