Stove Top Potato Bread

Recipe by Annacia
READY IN: 40mins




  • Peel and dice potatoes.
  • Place in a medium saucepan, cover with water and add salt.
  • 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.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix dry ingredients and parsley, if desired.
  • Cut in remaining butter with a pastry blender or fork until the mixture resembles crumbs.
  • In a cup, whisk together the buttermilk and egg.
  • Add buttermilk mixture to dry ingredients and stir well to combine.
  • With floured hands, divide dough into thirds.
  • Mix one third into potatoes, pressing into pan.
  • On a lightly floured board, shape remaining dough into a patty to fit in skillet.
  • Press dough patty onto potato mixture.
  • 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.
  • Cover skillet tightly and cook over medium heat about 18 minutes or until dough is firm.
  • In the meantime, preheat broiler.
  • Remove skillet lid and brown bread, uncovered, under the broiler for 2-3 minutes until golden.
  • Serve immediately.