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Slow Cooker Cheesy Potato Casserole

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Need a side dish everyone will love but doesn’t take much time to make? This easy slow cooker cheesy potato casserole is it!

Need a side dish everyone will love but doesn't take much time to make? This easy slow cooker cheesy potato casserole is it!

Recently I started thinking about my history with casseroles. (I know, fascinating subject isn’t it?)

If you’re from the south y’all know about casseroles. They’re at every potluck dinner and many family meals.

Healthy? Not usually.

Yummy? Absolutely!

A plate of food with rice, with Casserole and Cooker

Dictionary.com says a casserole is a “noun 1.  a baking dish of glass, pottery, etc., usually with a cover. 2. any food, usually a mixture, cooked in such a dish. 3. a small dish with a handle, usually used in chemical laboratories. verb 4. to bake or cook (food) in a casserole.

Are you like me? Did you receive those lovely 9×13 dishes for your wedding?

I think my husband would say some of my cooking experiments qualified for definition number three (used in chemical laboratories.)

Slow Cooker Cheesy Potato Casserole by Marty's Musings-2

So today, my friends, we’re going to casserole (verb) a casserole (noun) in a casserole dish.

Except we’re actually going to use the slow cooker because I think it’s easier. And the smell starts wafting through the house earlier.

~smile~

Slow Cooker Cheesy Potato Casserole

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Slow Cooker Cheesy Potato Casserole

Simple recipe with 5 ingredients. Throw it in the slow cooker and you're done!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Calories 293kcal
Author Marty's Musings

Ingredients

  • 1 26-32 oz. bag frozen shredded hash browns thawed
  • 1 stick of Country Crock spread melted
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 8- oz. container sour cream
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Mix together Country Crock spread, cream of chicken soup, sour cream and cheese.
  • Fold in hash browns and combine well.
  • Pour into slow cooker and cook on low for 3 hours.

Notes

This is such an easy recipe and works well in the slow cooker for a relatively short amount of cooking time.

 

I sure do love my slow cooker, evidenced by these 7 easy Slow Cooker Soups and my Slow Cooker Lasagna. I’d love it if you’d browse my food recipes as your leisure.

 

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13 Comments

  1. Visiting from Tasty Tuesday – this looks so good! I make a similar recipe, but have never tried it in the slow cooker. Good idea!

  2. I’m wondering if you could place a layer of fish sticks over the top, and make a complete dinner out of it…

  3. This sounds really tasty! I’m going to get the ingredients to make it this week, but I’ll substitute cream of celery soup to make it vegetarian.

      1. My grandmother made a Potatoe dish similar to yours, she identified the recipe by the name of “Georgia Taters”. Instead of shredded potatoes, we substitute quartered red potatoes or bite sized chunks of russet potatoes. We also did not use Cream of Chicken Mushroom Soup but substitute Campbell’s Golden Mushroom Soup. Lastly we added 3 to 4 bunches of chopped Green Onions tops, utilizing the bottoms or white portion of the green onions sparingly to taste.
        I can’t wait to try your shredded potatoe recipe, Substituting the soup and onions.
        Thank you for all you do for our tummies! 😉 ;-p

        1. Hi, Melissa. Your grandmother’s recipe sounds so yummy! Potatoes are such a great way to stretch a meal and a budget with teenagers! Have a great day!

  4. I make this all the time my kids love it and I make it in the oven it’s the best been making it for about 20 yrs now

  5. I notice that at the top of the recipe it says 3 hours and the bottom says cook 4 hours. Which one is correct?

    1. Hi, Mary Ann. I’m so sorry to be so late getting back to you! I went back in and changed the recipe and then forgot to let you know! I only cook the potatoes for a total of 3 hours but sometimes it depends on your slow cooker. I hope you enjoyed the recipe!

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