Stove Top Potato Bread

Total Time
40mins
Prep
20 mins
Cook
20 mins

Kind of like corn bread but with potato's. I don't know how else to describe it.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel and dice potatoes.
  2. Place in a medium saucepan, cover with water and add salt.
  3. Bring to a boiling and cook until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes; drain and cool. Melt 2 teaspoons of butter in a 10-inch heavy skillet; add potatoes and set aside.
  4. In a medium mixing bowl, mix dry ingredients and parsley, if desired.
  5. Cut in remaining butter with a pastry blender or fork until the mixture resembles crumbs.
  6. In a cup, whisk together the buttermilk and egg.
  7. Add buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients and stir well to combine.
  8. With floured hands, divide dough into thirds.
  9. Mix one third into potatoes, pressing into pan.
  10. On a lightly floured board, shape remaining dough into a patty to fit in skillet.
  11. Press dough patty onto potato mixture.
  12. Using a knife, mark top of dough into six wedges similar to pie slices, being careful not to cut all the way through the dough.
  13. Cover skillet tightly and cook over medium heat about 18 minutes or until dough is firm.
  14. In the meantime, preheat broiler.
  15. Remove skillet lid and brown bread, uncovered, under the broiler for 2-3 minutes until golden.
  16. Serve immediately.
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This is a great "bread" with so many possible variations! The potatoes make it so dense and filling that it's more of a side dish than simply a bread. I served it with beef that had a spicy gravy and it was a perfect accompaniment. I think it would also be great with a layer of cheddar between the potato part and the biscuit patty and served for breakfast with scrambled eggs. All in all a great recipe that I will use again!