Slow Cooker Lipton Onion Potatoes


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Make these Slow Cooker Lipton Onion Potatoes for a show-stopper side dish! Arrange thinly sliced potatoes and top with savory Lipton onion soup mix and a touch of oil. This delicious dish recipe is easy, yummy, and pairs well with just about anything!

Love onion everything? Try my Lipton Onion Meatloaf, Slow Cooker French Onion Soup, Slow Cooker French Onion Dip, or Slow Cooker French Onion Chicken recipe this week!

Lipton onion potatoes in a black slow cooker.

This is a must-try recipe if you love to make side dishes in your slow cooker. I saw this recipe in a few places online and had to try it. When I bought the Lipton onion soup mix for this recipe, I read the same recipe on the back of the box, but of course, that version is for the oven. This will be a great recipe for me with the summer weather coming soon. These Slow Cooker Lipton Onion Potatoes and grilled chicken make for an easy summer dinner.

Recipe Ingredients

Ingredients for lipton onion potatoes on a table.
  • Potatoes: Russet potatoes are the go-to potato of choice for this super easy side dish.
  • Lipton Onion Soup Mix: The flavors in this mix are dried onion flakes, soy sauce, and onion powder. You can also make homemade onion soup mix if you want a version with fewer preservatives.
  • Olive Oil: You’ll drizzle this oil as a final touch just before slow cooking the potatoes.
  • Seasonings: More black pepper and garlic powder add even more flavor to this great recipe.

Step-by-Step Directions

3 images showing how to make lipton potatoes in the slow cooker.

Step One – Arrange the thinly sliced potatoes in a spiral design inside a crock pot sprayed with cooking spray.

Step Two – Then sprinkle over pepper and garlic powder. Then one Lipton onion soup mix and drizzle over olive oil. Be sure to distribute the mix and the oil over the potatoes evenly.

Step Three – Cook on HIGH for 4 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.

cooked lipton onion potatoes, ready to serve.

What to serve with these potatoes

  • These are very similar to oven roasted potatoes which means they will go perfectly with salmon, steak, or even chicken.
  • You can also put them with roasted or steamed vegetables in addition to a main meat dish of your choice.
  • Enjoy these tender and golden brown potatoes by themselves with various toppings such as a drizzle of melted butter, a dollop of sour cream, and diced green onion.
Cooked lipton onion potatoes on a wooden spoon

Recipe FAQs

How do I store the leftover tasty potatoes?

Add any leftover potatoes to an airtight container and store them in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Will these potatoes be crispy?

The potatoes will be slightly crispy around the edges, but these are very tender potatoes overall. The slow cooker is not an oven and will not brown things.

Can I use a different type of potato?

Russet potatoes hold up exceptionally well in slow cooking conditions; however, if you don’t have these on hand, you can also use Yukon gold or red potatoes.

Should I keep these in the crockpot after cooking?

You can keep them in the crockpot to keep them warm, but be sure to turn the setting on keep warm or off completely.

Can I use vegetable oil instead of olive oil?

Sure. Remember that olive oil has a distinct flavor that adds a special touch to the potato dish. You can also use butter instead of olive oil.

Plate of sliced potatoes with lipton onion soup mix flavor.

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Cooked lipton onion potatoes on a wooden spoon

Slow Cooker Lipton Onion Potatoes

4.41 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Russet Potatoes slow cooked with olive oil and Lipton onion soup mix.


  • 2 lbs. russet potatoes thinly sliced, I used about 8 small potatoes
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 oz. packet Lipton Onion Soup mix
  • 1/3 cup olive oil


  • Spray slow cooker with non-stick spray.
  • Add the potatoes to the slow cooker in a spiral design if desired.
  • Sprinkle over the garlic powder, pepper and onion soup mix.
  • Drizzle the olive oil evenly over the potatoes.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.



  • Russet potatoes hold up extremely well in slow cooking conditions; however, if you don’t have these on hand, you can also use Yukon gold or red potatoes.
  • Vegetable oil or any other cooking oil can be used instead of olive oil. You can also use melted butter instead.


Calories: 180kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 498mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 6.6mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.1mg

Nutrition info is auto-generated. This information is an estimate; if you are on a special diet, please use your own calculations.

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  1. Mike says:

    Can I bake the potatoes first to save time?

    1. Sarah Olson says:

      Yes, that will work fine.

  2. Penny says:

    Can I double !

    1. Sarah Olson says:

      Yes, you’ll most likely need to cook for an additional hour.

  3. Renate says:

    Can this be made in a casserole crockpot casserole?

    1. Sarah Olson says:

      I don’t see why not! The timing may be different though, you’ll have to test it out.

  4. Shelby Data says:

    Could you use a different type of potato, such as a red potato?

    1. Sarah Olson says:

      Yes! That will work fine.

  5. Brandy says:

    Hi, could vegetable oil,avocado oil or melted butter be used?

    1. Sarah Olson says:

      Yes, that will work fine.

  6. Brandi says:

    How does the oil effect the recipe? What if it was switched out for butter?

    1. Sarah Olson says:

      You can use butter instead of oil with no problems.

  7. Abby says:

    Could you double this or does it need just the one layer so it gets crispy touching the bottom?

    1. Sarah Olson says:

      You could double it, you may need to add a little time though.

  8. Connie says:

    Would red potatoes work just as well? Thanks!

    1. Sarah Olson says:


  9. pappybill says:

    Try this with drained kraut. It is good, but probably not for everyone.

  10. andrea says:

    how much time is you did 4 pounds potatoes?