Slow Cooker Greek Potatoes

Buttery crisp-tender potatoes with olive oil, garlic, lemon and oregano. Made so easily in the crockpot – less than 5 min prep!

Slow Cooker Greek Potatoes - Buttery crisp-tender potatoes with olive oil, garlic, lemon and oregano. Made so easily in the crockpot - less than 5 min prep!

You can never have too many potato recipes. I have one with plenty of cheese, another one deep fried into mashed potato balls and another one pancake style among a few others. No wait, like probably a dozen.

Slow Cooker Greek Potatoes - Buttery crisp-tender potatoes with olive oil, garlic, lemon and oregano. Made so easily in the crockpot - less than 5 min prep!

And now I can add these Greek-style potatoes in my carboholics anonymous arsenal.

Smothered in olive oil, melted butter, oregano, freshly squeezed lemon juice and a whole mess of garlic, I will be keeping this entire crockpot full of potatoes for myself.

Slow Cooker Greek Potatoes - Buttery crisp-tender potatoes with olive oil, garlic, lemon and oregano. Made so easily in the crockpot - less than 5 min prep!

Why bother with a main dish?

Slow Cooker Greek Potatoes

Buttery crisp-tender potatoes with olive oil, garlic, lemon and oregano. Made so easily in the crockpot – less than 5 min prep!

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds fingerling potatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Directions:

  1. Lightly coat the inside of a 6-qt slow cooker with nonstick spray.
  2. Place potatoes, olive oil, butter, lemon juice, garlic, oregano and paprika into the slow cooker; season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cover and cook on low heat for 4-5 hours or high heat for 2-3 hours, or until tender.*
  3. Serve immediately, garnished with lemon zest and parsley, if desired.

*Cooking time may need to be adjusted depending on the size of the potatoes.

Why It’s A Smart Choice

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 179.5 Calories from Fat 58.5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.5g 10%
Saturated Fat 2.4g 12%
Trans Fat 0.2g
Cholesterol 7.6mg 3%
Sodium 11.8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 28.4g 9%
Dietary Fiber 4.6g 18%
Sugars 2.2g
Protein 3.1g 6%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Potatoes are a great source of potassium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6. When you keep the peel on, they are also a good source of fiber!

Nutritional information provided by Jessica Penner, RD at Smart Nutrition.