Crockpot Creamed Potato Casserole
3 lb. small red potatoes
5 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp dried minced onions
1 Tbsp dried chives
1 Tbsp dried bell peppers
2 Tbsp. butter
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1/2 cup water
1 - 8oz cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup whole milk
1 jar real bacon bits
Quarter potatoes to make even sizes.
Place potatoes in a 4-6 quart slow cooker.
Add garlic, onion, chives, pepper, butter, salt and water and mix to coat. Cover crockpot and cook on high for 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 hours until potatoes are tender.
Mash potatoes roughly with a fork.
Stir in cream cheese until blended, then add enough milk for desired consistency.