Slow Cooker Beef and Potato Au Gratin

Beef, Potatoes and Cheese layered in the slow cooker.

Equipment Needed:

Slow Cooker- 6 quart or larger


1 lb. ground beef plus a touch of salt and pepper to season

3 lbs. peeled russet potatoes sliced a ¼ inch thick (about 7 cups total after being sliced)

1 cup thinly sliced white onion

1 tsp. paprika

1/2 tsp. garlic powder

1 tsp. parsley

1 tsp salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

3 cups shredded sharp cheese

1/2 cup chicken broth or beef broth

US Customary – Metric


Brown the ground beef on the stove top, drain fat. Add a touch of salt and pepper to season.

In a small bowl combine the paprika, garlic powder, parsley, salt and pepper.

Add half of the potatoes in the slow cooker. Sprinkle over half of the onions, half of the seasonings, half of the meat, and half of the cheese. Repeat the layers again.

Drizzle over the broth evenly over the layers.

Cover and cook on high for 4 hours. Do not open the lid during the cooking time or the potatoes will not get soft.

Serve and enjoy!