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No need to break out a deep frying kit. These Cottage Fried Potatoes cook up right in a skillet on your stovetop. Just a few key ingredients make these thick-cut fries crisp, flavorful, and so addictive!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet melt margarine or butter. (If necessary, add additional margarine during cooking.) Layer potatoes into skillet. Sprinkle with salt, garlic powder, and pepper. Cook, covered, over medium heat for 8 minutes. Add onion rings. Cook, uncovered, for 8 to 10 minutes more or till potatoes are tender and browned, turning frequently.

  • Makes 4 servings.

Baked Parmesan Cottage Potatoes:

Prepare as above, except arrange potatoes and onion in a thin layer in a greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Melt margarine or butter; drizzle over potatoes. Omit salt. Combine garlic powder, pepper, and 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese; sprinkle over the potatoes. Bake in a 450 degree oven about 25 minutes or till browned.Nutrition Facts per serving: 225 cal., 11 g total fat (3 g sat. fat).

Nutrition Facts

194 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 27g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 3g; vitamin a 103RE; vitamin c 14.8mg; sodium 243mg; calcium 20.2mg; iron 2.2mg.