Potatoes, Fried Home Style Recipe

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This recipe is similar to the way my Father would cook potatoes on a Sunday morning. I added the Bell Peppers. If it was good weather, we would cook outdoors on our open fireplace. The wood smoke would add a great flavor, as it does to everything. Bacon, eggs, and pancakes were awesome, when cooked outdoors. A pot of coffee, keeping warm, beside the fire. Boy, did I ever have a great childhood. It brings tears to my eyes, just thinking about it.

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Servings: 4 servings


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  1. In a large nonstick buttered skillet, on medium heat, add the onion, and bell pepper. Cook for 8 minutes, then remove to a bowl for later. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, microwave the unpeeled and cubed potatoes, topped with butter (cover with plastic wrap), for 8 minutes, stirring them half way. To a buttered skillet, on medium, add the potatoes. Spread them out evenly, and let cook for 5 minutes, then stir them around, and let cook for another 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally. When nearly done, return the onion & bell pepper to the skillet, and add the garlic salt, and pepper, and continue cooking till potatoes are rich golden brown and tender. Adjust the seasoning to your liking. Serve and enjoy.
  2. It's only 257 Calories, 12g Fat. 33g carbs., 231mg Sodium a serving.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 221g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 249  
Calories from Fat 103 41%
Total Fat 11.7g 15%
Saturated Fat 7.35g 29%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Potassium 773mg 22%
Total Carbs 33.79g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 10%
Sugars 2.45g 2%
Protein 4.17g 7%


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