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Better Together: Our Favorite Slow-Cooker Meat and Potato Pairings

Save on time and effort with these five flavorful dinner pairings, starring slow-cooker meats that simmer all day and tater recipes that are ready in 20 minutes or less!
classic slow cooker meat loaf and cheesy broccoli mashed potatoes

1.  Classic Slow-Cooker Meat Loaf + Cheesy Broccoli Mashed Potatoes 

No doubt about it: This combo will please meat-and-potato purists. We took our classic meat loaf recipe and adapted it for the slow cooker, then paired it with cheesy broccoli mashers. Starting your potatoes with Betty Crocker™ loaded mashed potatoes saves you time and effort, going from stove to table in a mere 15 minutes.

slow cooker buffalo chicken sandwiches and creamy ranch mashed potatoes

2.  Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches + Creamy Ranch Mashed Potatoes 

Hot sauce and blue cheese add depth and subtle spice to these five-ingredient slow-cooker sandwiches. Pair with Betty Crocker™ homestyle creamy butter & herb mashed potatoes, jazzed up with ranch dressing and crumbled bacon, for a flavor-packed meal everyone will love.

slow cooker taco spiced turkey and pepper jack bacon mashers

3.  Slow-Cooker Taco-Spiced Turkey + Pepper Jack Bacon Mashers 

Speedy Betty Crocker™ homestyle creamy butter potatoes get a tasty kick from shredded pepper jack cheese making them the perfect complement to taco-spiced turkey breast. Leftover turkey and ‘taters would taste great wrapped in a flour burrito shell!

slow cooker barbecued ribs and pesto potato salad

4.  Slow-Cooker Barbecue Ribs + Pesto Potato Salad

Enjoy a backyard grill favorite indoors with our top-rated slow-cooker ribs recipe! Serve with a scoop of pesto-potato salad, ready to serve in a quick 10 minutes, and a fresh green salad, for a hearty, summery meal.

slow cooker beef bourguignon and asiago pesto mashed potatoes

5.  Slow-Cooker Beef Bourguignon + Asiago-Pesto Mashed Potatoes

No reservations are required for this restaurant-quality dinner! Feast at home on a rich beef roast with a side of Asiago-pesto mashed potatoes. Don’t want to splurge on Asiago? Swap it out for your favorite cheese!

Even better? Right now you can save $.50 off the purchase of two when you buy any flavor box or pouch of Betty Crocker™ Potatoes—excluding Potato Buds™. You’ll just need to use your existing store loyalty account to add the offers to your card(s). Get help or read our FAQ.