PREP TIME: 20 minutes
Makes 7 servings.
YOU WILL NEED
1 pkg. McCormick Seasoning Mix
6 to 7 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch chunks (about 6 cups)
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
3 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup milk
1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
6 slices crisply cooked bacon, crumbled
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1. PLACE potatoes and onion in slow cooker.
2. WHISK Seasoning Mix and stock in bowl until well blended. Pour over potatoes and onion; stir to coat. Cover.
3. COOK 8 hours on LOW or 4 hours on HIGH or until potatoes are tender.
4. MASH potatoes with a potato masher until desired thickness. Stir in milk and 1 cup of the cheese. Cover. Cook 30 minutes longer on HIGH or until desired consistency. Sprinkle with bacon, green onions and remaining 1/2 cup cheese before serving. Dollop with sour cream, if desired.
Substitution Tip: Use 1 pkg. (32 oz.) frozen diced hash brown potatoes in place of the Yukon gold potatoes. Prepare as directed.