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These "Easy Potatoes" were just that - easy and quick. My family enjoyed them. I sprinkled paprika over them before baking. I might also try them again with shredded cheddar cheese and/or hot chillies or a little cut up jalapeno for a change.

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Rosemary Chapman October 11, 2001

Great easy way to dress up potatoes. A real 'put in the oven' and forget til dinner is ready recipe. Enjoyed the taste of the green pepper with the onion soup mix. Cheers JenT :)

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Jen T November 26, 2002

I modified based on pantry item abailability - I loved the flavour of these potatoes based on my mods - two peeled 2" peeled cubed russet potatoes, a tired looking yellow pepper and a tired looking medium cooking onion cubed roughly, a half packet of dry onion soup mix, a 1/4 packet of dry Knorr tomato vegetable soup mix, and glugged enough olive oil over the mixture to make it cook (about 1/4 cup). I used a 8 x 9" glass dish and cooked it for appox 1 h 15 mins and shuffled the mixture about twice. Very yummy - it was served with grilled chimichuri marinated beef short ribs and broiled asparagus w/ steak spice and parmesan cheese - it was so so yummy!!! Thanks for the recipe idea!

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alison_chesney_1572124 June 04, 2013

YUM! we used 1/2 cup margarine and subbed jalepenos for the green pepper... Everyone loved the spicy potatoes! this one is a keeper :)

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cptnruthless April 03, 2010

We LOVED this recipe! I had just put chicken in the oven & peeled about 3 small potatoes when I said to DH, "I wish I knew what to do with these potaotes. I'm so sick of fried & mashed." He got The Look & said, "They're not for the chicken recipe?" So I jumped on Zaar & here you are! Cj to the rescue! These were so easy & with ingredients already on hand. My only forced substitution was not having regular onion soup mix. I only had Beefy Onion flavor. But if it was still that good with chicken, I can't wait to taste them with beef! I didn't mind using the margarine, as DH accidentally bought me several boxes of margarine sticks instead of butter & I've been trying to use them up. I was down to 1/4 cup so I used that & filled in the rest with olive oil. I also had already peeled the potatoes but will leave the skin on next time. This was a hands-down family favorite for us. Thanks so much for sharing, Cj! I'll be serving this at our next get-together. :)

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**Tinkerbell** May 06, 2009

These were very good, and super easy as the title claims. I used 1/2 cup of margarine and it was plenty, infact next time I might use a little less since they were swimming in it at the end lol. I melted the butter in a seperate dish and then poured it into a bag, mostly because I was paranoid about heating up the plastic bag and it possibly melting lol, but it worked out just fine that way. I cooked it for the 50 minutes stated and it was just right. I used red potatoes for this as they are our favorite.

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CulinaryExplorer February 06, 2009

VERY easy and VERY tasty! We thought that they were JUST a little salty - from the onion soup mix maybe. But nevertheless, we DID enjoy them! I also used olive oil instead of margarine, and only about 1/4 cup as we watch our fat intake! Made for Easy does it in the Photo's Forum and very much enjoyed! Thanks! FT:-)

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French Tart February 05, 2009

Very yummy! I melted the butter in the microwave and mixed everything up in a bowl rather than use a plastic bag. I also broiled the potatoes for a few minutes at the end to crisp them up a bit.

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agileangus August 24, 2008

We loved these. I followed the recipe as written other then I used about seven potatoes. I also used one cup of frozen peppers and onions as I always keep them in the freezer. I used a stick of butter. We all really liked these. I made them on the grill. Will be making them often.

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bmcnichol August 20, 2008

This was easy, yummy and will be a family favourite. the only thing I added was garlic, (I add that to almost everything!) Spot on!!!

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FlowerdaleJewel November 28, 2007
Easy Potatoes