Slow-fried Potatoes
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
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An easy potato dish to make with only 30 minutes' notice. Put the potatoes in the cast iron skillet and simmer for 30 minutes while you fix the rest of your meal. Tender, tasty, and down-home country food.
  • Russet potato - or other sturdy potatoes - 1 small/medium potato per adult
  • Onion - ¼ onion per person - more or less, of course
  • Butter - ¼ cup OR bacon grease
  • Salt and Pepper
  1. Peel potatoes and onion
  2. Chop onion into tiny wedges
  3. Cut potato into small cubes
  4. Melt butter or bacon grease in cast iron skillet
  5. Turn burner to low
  6. Add potatoes, onion, and seasonings
  7. Cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes
  8. Stir or turn potatoes over and cover
  9. Continue cooking potatoes on low until done
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