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Recipe by AcadiaTwo

The recipe has been handed down at least three generations and it always gets oohs and aahs from my family when I decide to make it. I either serve it with steak or ham chops. Be careful when cooking the potatoes as they sometimes pop right out of the skillet. One of those screen covers would work really well.

Top Review by GibbyLou

These were outstanding. I had some leftover cooked potatoes I used in place of the canned potatoes. We enjoyed this with eggs and bacon for brinner (breakfast for dinner)! Directions were very good. Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Open cans and remove water.
  2. Dump potatoes out on a paper towel and blot excessive moisture off.
  3. Slice the onion and then chop it the other direction.
  4. In a skillet on medium-high heat melt 1-tablespoon of margarine.
  5. Saute the onion until tender.
  6. Remove onion from skillet and set aside.
  7. Add another tablespoon of margarine and melt it.
  8. Spread melted margarine so it coats bottom of the skillet.
  9. Place potato slices on to the skillet so each piece is touching the surface.
  10. As potatoes brown (golden), turn them over.
  11. (Since I double the recipe, I remove the browned potatoes and add more.
  12. uncooked ones to the skillet as they all don't fit in the pan at once.).
  13. Add the rest of the margarine to the skillet.
  14. After all of the potatoes have reached a golden brown on both sides, add.
  15. sauteed onions and fold into potatoes.
  16. Sprinkle garlic powder over cooking potatoes.
  17. Heat the onions & potatoes for another 20 minutes, flipping them every 5-minutes.
  18. Serve. Yum!

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