Water

Bring a pot of salted water to boil.

Diced potatoes

Dice up some potatoes. Any kind will do. Red, Yukon, Fingerling….

Fingerwhat?!

It’s a fancy potato.

Butter & oil

Heat some olive oil and butter in a pan.

Both?!

Yes, both. The olive oil is for the high cooking temp, the butter is for the flavor. Trust me, it works

Cooked potatoes

After your potatoes have had time to boil (usually about 15 minutes) drain them in a colander.

Seasoned peppers

In your hot skillet, throw in a diced onion & diced red bell pepper. Season with a bit of salt and saute for a few minutes.

Season salt

Now throw your potatoes into the skillet and season with some good ol’ season salt. I also like to add a touch more butter to the skillet at this point.

You don’t have to….but I did….but do it if you want to…..because I did….

Potato crust

WARNING!!! Extreme crust close up!

This right here is what your after. Golden brown crust on those tators. Keep your skillet at a medium heat. Too low and you’ll get nothing, too hot and you’ll burn the heck out of em.

Cheese

After you’ve gotten your spuds to a nice golden brown, take them off the heat and sprinkle a handful of sharp cheddar cheese on them. Cover your potatoes with foil for a few minutes and…..

Breakfast Potatoes

Viola! A breakfast fit for cowboys!

Cowboys that rake leaves. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 4 to 5 potatoes diced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 cup of grated cheddar cheese
  • olive oil
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons of butter
  • sea salt, season salt, and pepper to taste

One Response to Breakfast Potatoes

  1. Melissa Hill says:

    I made these this morning but didn’t have the onion or red bell pepper, but I did have a shallot :) . I followed everything else and they were fabulous!!! From now on I will make my potatoes this way, thank you so much for the recipe!!

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