These Cheesy Slow Cooker Roasted Potatoes are one of the tastiest, easiest crockpot potato recipes you’ll find. This tender combination of hearty potatoes and carrots is flavored with bits of bacon, butter and herbs.
You guys are going to be psyched for these slow cooker red potatoes today, especially if you love crockpot potato recipes or cheesy slow cooker potatoes. I just know it.
This crockpot has become my best friend as a new mom.
I originally wrote this post after I ran the coldest, muddiest mud run I’ve ever done two years ago. Now, the recipe has been slightly updated and pretty new pictures to show just how tantalizing these are.
Crockpot cheesy potatoes are so versatile, which I love.
Are you ready to make cheese potatoes in the crockpot for your family, for large gatherings or just for your weekly meal prep?!
WHAT DO YOU NEED FOR THESE SLOW COOKER ROASTED POTATOES?
- baby red potatoes
- olive or avocado oil
- spices -Italian seasoning, oregano, salt, pepper
- feta cheese
- fresh parsley
I promise, the ingredients are minimal but the flavor is long lasting with these feta cheese potatoes.
THE BEST EASY CROCKPOT CHEESY POTATOES
Have you tried any crockpot recipes with red potatoes? They are the perfect addition to the crockpot because they’re small, tender and cook quickly!
Plus, they mesh with so many great flavors.
These slow cooker red potatoes are also the perfect potatoes for St. Patrick’s Day. At least that’s how I enjoy them because they’re white, green and orange and everyone will enjoy them.
So, if you need a cheesy potatoes crock pot recipe in the future, this is for you.
Not that potatoes take a lot of time to tend to, but easy crockpot potato recipes are a new favorite.
TIPS FOR MAKING THESE ITALIAN ROASTED POTATOES
Italian roasted potatoes usually use red baby potatoes and flavor them with herbs like:
- italian seasoning
I chose to add a little greek twist to these Italian potatoes with the feta cheese, and I don’t think I’ve ever had anything like feta cheese potatoes and I certainly can’t go back.
Unless you’re soaking or cooking potatoes for hours, they usually don’t absorb a ton of spices. So, by letting them do their thing in the slow cooker, you get the best flavor possible.
And now I’m very reliant on these slow cooker roasted red potatoes. Because they are my go to for entertaining or an easy flavorful side!
Seriously, you do nothing at all except add your chopped ingredients and spices and walk away.
MODIFICATIONS FOR SLOW COOKER ROASTED RED POTATOES:
You can leave out the bacon for vegetarian cheesy potatoes.
If you’re not a feta cheese fan or the taste is too strong for your liking, I’ve also used cheddar cheese and had great success.
Although, I’m always of the opinion of adding more cheese – both to the crockpot and then to the final dish after. After all, we’re making cheesy red potatoes.
I hope you’ll consider these potatoes for your St. Patrick’s Day gathering, or for your next tailgate or heck, even cookout. Slow cooker roasted potatoes work for just about anything.
Don’t skip out on the slow cooker potato recipes! You can easily impress your guests (by doing so little work), and then adding extra garnishes of parsley and cheese.
The whole point here is to make crock pot cheesy potatoes a success.
- 2 pounds baby red potatoes, washed and halved
- 1 pound carrots
- 3 tbsp unsalted butter
- 2 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 6-8 slices bacon, cooked
- 1 ½ tsp Italian seasoning
- ½ tsp dried oregano
- ½ cup feta cheese
- salt and pepper, to taste
- fresh parsley, for garnish
- Add potatoes, carrots, butter, oil, garlic, three slices of bacon and spices into slow cooker.
- Cook for 3-4 hours on high, or until potatoes and carrots are tender
- Add the remaining bacon, cheese and some parsley with about 20 minutes remaining.
- Garnish with feta cheese and parsley
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 458Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 583mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 6gSugar: 6gProtein: 14g
SAVE IT FOR LATER:
I hope you guys enjoy this as much as we did. If you make it and share on social media, don’t forget to tag me and use #bucketlisttummy.
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