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35 min.
Prep: 20 min. | Cook: 15 min. | Servings: 2-4 servings


  • 2 lbs potatoes, peeled and cooked
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 3 ounces bacon, diced (optional)
  • 1 medium onion, diced (optional)
  • For garnish: 1 tablespoon parsley or chive, chopped


  1. Cut potatoes into evenly thick slices (about 3/16 in).
  2. Use a large pan that will hold potatoes in a single layer or use two pans.
  3. Heat oil over medium high heat.
  4. If using bacon and onion fry together until onion is translucent.
  5. Add potatoes, stir once to mix and then be patient!
  6. DON’T stir until potatoes are nicely golden brown on the bottom, 3-5 minutes, only check for color occasionally.
  7. Sprinkle with half the salt. Use less salt when using bacon.
  8. Turn and fry the same way on the other side until nicely gold-brown.
  9. You might need to add a little more oil to the pan if all the oil is soaked up by the potatoes.
  10. Taste with salt and pepper.
  11. Serve sprinkled with parsley or chive.