Slow-Cooked Ranch Potatoes


Slow-Cooked Ranch Potatoes

Slow-Cooked Ranch Potatoes

Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


Even after seven years, my family still asks for this tasty potato and bacon dish.  Try it once and I’ll bet your family will be hooked, too.

            Lynn Ireland                                                                       Lebanon, Wisconsin


Slow-Cooked Ranch Potatoes Recipe


Slow-Cooked Ranch Potatoes


6 bacon strips

2 ½ lbs. small red potatoes, cubed

1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened

1 can (10 ¾ oz.) condensed cream of potato soup, undiluted

¼ cup 2% milk

1 envelope buttermilk ranch salad dressing mix

3 Tbsp. thinly sliced green onions


In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally.  Remove with a slotted spoon; drain on paper towels.  Drain drippings, reserving 1 tablespoon.

Place potatoes in a 3 quart slow cooker.  In a bowl, beat cream cheese, soup, milk, dressing mix and reserved drippings until blended; stir into potatoes.  Sprinkle with bacon.

Cook, covered, on low 7-8 hours or until potatoes are tender.  Top with green onions.        10 servings


(Recipe for Slow-Cooked Ranch Potatoes was on, 2015)