Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Makes: 7 cups
3 lb small red potatoes (2 to 3 inches)
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup chives-and-onion cream cheese
1/4 to 1/2 cup milk
Halve or quarter potatoes as necessary to make similar-sized pieces.
Place in 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add garlic, oil, salt and water;
mix well to coat all potato pieces.
Cover; cook on High setting 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours or until potatoes
With fork or potato masher, mash potatoes and garlic. Stir in
cream cheese until well blended. Stir in enough milk for soft
serving consistency. Serve immediately, or cover and hold in
slow cooker on Low setting up to 2 hours.