Brit's Cheesy Onion Home Fries

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Karen..

This twist on a breakfast favorite comes from my daughter Brittany, who is a cheese and onion lover. Great for lunch and as a dinner side also!

Top Review by Parsley

Wonderful! What's not to love about potatoes, cheese, onions and butter together? I diced my potatoes before boiling (left skins on). Instead of microwaving them, I stuck them in the oven at 375 for a few minutes to melt the cheese. This is breakfast AND lunch for me today! Thanx for sharing. I'll make these a lot.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Microwave potatoes as you would for a baked potato, but cook until*slightly* underdone- 4 take 12-14 minutes on my microwave (or use leftover baked/cooked potatoes).
  2. When cool enough to handle, quarter potatoes and then cut into about 1 inch pieces (we leave the skins on).
  3. Heat 2 tbl of butter or oil in a large non-stick skillet (or if you just cooked bacon in the pan, you can reserve some of the bacon grease and use that to fry in).
  4. On medium heat, add onions and cook until 1 or 2 minutes before adding potatoes, salt and pepper, stirring to combine.
  5. Let cook for a few minutes, flipping or stirring gently, until onions are tender and potatoes are to desired crispness.
  6. If necessary, add additional butter or oil to prevent sticking.
  7. Remove home fries from pan and transfer into microwavable casserole dish.
  8. Sprinkle with one cup of cheese and fold in gently.
  9. Sprinkle remaining cup of cheese on top and microwave for 1 to 2 minutes until cheese is melted.
  10. Sprinkle a bit of parsley on top, if desired.

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