Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day - Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes with Spinach & Dill
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.
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.
To make these a bit more Weight Watchers friendly I used plain non-fat Greek yogurt instead of sour cream, and reduced-fat cream cheese.
How Many Calories and WW Points in the Mashed Potatoes?
According to my calculations, each serving has 272 calories and:
9 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
9 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
5 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
7 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
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Rod, Mom and I all loved these spinach dill slow cooker mashed potatoes. I'll definitely be making them again. Enjoy!
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Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes with Spinach & Dill Recipe
- 6 medium potatoes
- 1 cup water
- 1-½ 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
- 1-½ teaspoons dillweed
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 green onions, chopped
- 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
- Ideal slow cooker size: 4-Quart.
- Peel the potatoes and cut into equal sized cubes.
- Place them in a slow cooker with the water and salt.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours, or until the potatoes are tender.
- Drain the potatoes and dump them into a mixing bowl.
- Add the yogurt, butter, cream cheese and dillweed.
- Whip with an electric mixer until creamy.
- Taste and add salt and pepper to taste.
- Gently stir in the green onions and spinach.
- Wipe out your slow cooker and coat with nonstick cooking spray.
- Place the mashed potato mixture into the slow cooker and smooth out the top.
- Cook on LOW for 3 to 4 hours, until heated through.
Recipe source: Slightly adapted from Fix-It and Forget-It New Cookbook: 250 New Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes (affiliate link) by Phyllis Good
*Points® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
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Martha is the founder and main content writer for Simple-Nourished-Living.
A longtime lifetime WW at goal, she is committed to balancing her love of food and desire to stay slim while savoring life and helping others do the same.
She is the author of the Smart Start 28-Day Weight Loss Challenge.
A huge fan of the slow cooker and confessed cookbook addict, when she's not experimenting in the kitchen, you're likely to find Martha on her yoga mat.
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