Herbed Country Breakfast Potatoes

Total Time
17mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 12 mins

My recipe for breakfast potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. WASH 3-4 medium russet or red potatoes (or PEEL if desired); dice to 3/4-1 inches; SET aside.
  2. CHOP 1/2 mild medium yellow or red onion; SET aside (also chop about 1/2 cup of tri-color bell peppers into 3/4 inch squares if desired); SET aside.
  3. REMOVE leaves from 2-3 sprigs fresh rosemary and 2-3 sprigs fresh thyme and roughly chop (about 1 teaspoon of each); SET aside (also finely chop 1/2 teaspoon fresh sage if desired); SET aside.
  4. TOSS potatoes in a bowl or on a large cutting board with 1/2 teaspoon paprika, 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, and 1 pinch ground cumin.
  5. HEAT 3 tablespoons light olive oil or canola oil in a very large non-stick saute pan over medium-high heat.
  6. ADD potatoes into skillet and fry, turning occasionally with a spatula until lightly golden; REDUCE heat to medium.
  7. SPREAD chopped onion over potatoes (and bell peppers if using) and cook, turning as needed until softened.
  8. SPRINKLE fresh rosemary, thyme and parsley over mixture, and cook, turning as needed until potatoes are golden brown and crisp; REMOVE from heat.
  9. DRAIN potatoes on paper towels; SPRINKLE with fine sea salt to taste, tossing potatoes to distribute seasoning evenly.
  10. SERVE potatoes hot with your favorite main dish and condiments; ENJOY!
Most Helpful

These were great! I used them as a side dish for breakfast. I added red and green bell peppers, and all fresh herbs except the sage and thyme - had to use dried. We really enjoyed these and plan to repeat them again. Thanks for sharing. Made for Cookbook Tag.

lazyme January 15, 2014