Ranch Potatoes

This amazing potato and bacon dish will be a hit for any side dish needs!

Submitted by Paulene Christie

Ranch Potatoes

This amazing potato and bacon dish will be a hit for any side dish needs!
5 from 4 votes
Serving: 6
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1kg washed baby red potatoes, skin left on, cut into cubes
  • 2 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp dried dill
  • 150g diced bacon
  • 2 cups grated cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh chives, diced fine
  • 3-4 Tablespoons ranch salad dressing
  • 3-4 Tablespoons sweet chilli sauce


  • Add potatoes, herbs and bacon to a large bowl and toss well to coat with herbs
  • Line slow cooker with baking paper and add this potato mix
  • Cook on HIGH for 3.5hrs with tea towel trick in place (or until potatoes are tender in your slow cooker)
  • Add cheese and chives and cook for additional 15mins or until cheese well melted
  • Drizzle across top with ranch and sweet chilli sauces in zigzags
  • We serve this from the slow cooker with a plastic egg flip to lift out serves easily
  • This recipe also features in the book Slow Cooker Central READY, SET, SLOW! available at the shop tab of this site

7 thoughts on “Ranch Potatoes”

  1. Sharon Ashwell Scanlon

    Had these last night for the first time and it wont be the last had them with garlic aioli sweet chili sauce they are best yummo

  2. 5 stars
    Quick and easy recipe the whole family enjoyed it I didn’t have chives i used shallots cut up, will definitely be making this again. I served this along side of coleslaw and southern fried chicken nibbles.

  3. Tried this recipe just recently and it was amazing so easy to put together and walk away.
    So had todo it again. It’s the bomb. A great weekend side with anything.

  4. 5 stars
    Tried this for the first time and OMG it was an absolute hit. So full of flavour and the hubby went back for seconds.

    Will definitely be making it a regular on the weekly menu

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