Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes

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This recipe for Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes is the easies potatoes recipes you can make in the crockpot. The potatoes will be perfectly tender, flavorful and cheesy. With simple ingredients like potatoes, cheese and bacon. The recipe calls for red potatoes chopped, some shredded cheddar cheese, some Ranch Seasoning, and Salad Dressing Mix, and chopped chives. You will love this great tip for cooking bacon. You start out by preheating the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit and lining a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Then spread the bacon in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet and place in the oven and bake until brown and crispy, which should take between 12 to 14 minutes. Let the bacon cool before crumbling and set aside. The aluminum foil catches all the grease and helps save on kitchen clean up. Then you will need to line a slow cooker with some aluminum foil, and coat with nonstick spray. You can then put a layer of potatoes into the slow cooker and top with cheese, Ranch Seasoning, and bacon, repeating two more times and reserving some of the cheese. You will also cover the potatoes with aluminum foil, then cover and cook on low heat for 7 to 8 hours or high heat for 3 to 4 hours. This slow cooker potato recipe will make a side dish that the whole family will love. By slowly cooking these red potatoes the flavors marinate into the dish and make for a flavorful combination.

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Nutrition Facts for: Slow Cooker Cheesy Bacon Ranch Potatoes from Damn Delicious
Ingredients: Bacon, red potatoes, cheddar cheese, ranch seasoning or salad dressing mix, chopped chives.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 320, Calories from Fat 146, Total Fat 16.2g 25%, Saturated Fat 7.5g 37%, Cholesterol 46mg 15%, Sodium 643mg 27%, Potassium 917mg 26%, Carbohydrates 27.8g 9%, Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%, Sugars 1.9g, Protein 16.4g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 25%, Calcium 17%, Iron 9%

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