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Slimming World Easy Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Here's our family favourite pimped up mash potatoes using King Edward potatoes.  It's a very easy minimal effort recipe made in the slow cooker for less washing up and no draining needed!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 5 people

Ingredients

  • 2 kg King Edward potatoes peeled & chopped in to small chunks
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • Dash Pepper
  • 825 ml skimmed milk or a mix of water & milk
  • 1 tbsp English mustard (optional)
  • 80 g low fat cheddar cheese finely grated (optional)
  • 1 tbsp low fat margarine (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place the potatoes in the slow cooker and add the salt,pepper and 350ml of the milk (or water if you wish).

  2. Give everything a good stir, place the lid on top and cook on low for 6-7 hours or high for 3-4 hours.

  3. Remove the lid and give everything a good mash.

  4. Now gradually stir in the milk until you get the consistency you want.

  5. If using, stir in the cheese, mustard and margarine, or whatever you wish to make your favourite mash and serve.

  6. If you enjoyed it, then don't forget to tag me on Instagram (@TastefullyVikkie) so I know you made it!

Recipe Notes

Syns explained

Calories / Syns Info
Skimmed Milk = 279 calories / 14 syns
Mustard = 27 calories / Almost 1.5 syns
Cheese = 275 calories / 14 syns
Margarine 26 calories / Almost 1.5 syns

Syns Between 8 People

When serving between 8 people, it works out at under 4 syns each if using optional cheese, mustard, margarine and milk.

However, this can easily be made syn free once you know the water/potato ratio for your slow cooker.