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Garlic Smashed Red Potatoes*

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours, 45 minutes

3 lb. small (2- to 3-inch) red potatoes
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup cream cheese with chives and onions (from 8-oz. tub)
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 for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender.

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 for up to 2 hours.

Makes 14 (1/2-cup) servings. Per serving: 140 calories, 5 g fat

Pillsbury Slow Cooker Recipes booklet