SPANISH POTATOES

Bonnie D. Recipe

By Bonnie D. Utahn

I like that this is an easy, tasty and healthy side dish, and since my family eats a lot of potatoes, I am pleased to find another way to prepare them. Lots of flavor in this dish and only 1 tablespoon of olive oil!! Enjoy!


Adapted from a recipe by Connie Jensen of Utah. Photo is my own.


Recipe Rating:
 4 Ratings
Serves:
6
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

1 1/4
pounds of small, unpeeled, red potatoes quartered
1 1/2
cups of small diced onions
1
cup of small diced red or green bell pepper
1
cup chopped fresh tomatoes
1/2
cup of water
1
tablespoon olive oil or canola oil
1
teaspoon chicken or beef granules
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15 minutes or until tender.
2
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the onions, green pepper, water, oregano, oil and chicken granules. bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain potatoes; add onion mixture and stir gently to coat. Salt and pepper to taste. Add raw chopped tomatoes and fold in gently and serve.
3
Cook's tip: You may omit the 1/2 cup water and beef or chicken granules and substitute 3/4 can of chicken or beef broth instead.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
  • Comments

  • 1-5 of 49
  • user
    Donna Brown gabbiegirl - Sep 5, 2010
    Bonnie,
    These sound really good and easy.
  • user
    Bonnie D. Utahn - Sep 5, 2010
    They were good. The original recipe didn't call for salt and pepper, but I thought it needed it for us. I can think of some other things I would like to add to this dish, like jalepeno peppers. Let me know what you do with it, Donna! LOL!
  • user
    JoSele Swopes JODIE57 - Sep 6, 2010
    Hey, Bonnie this does sound real good, will have to try them...JalapeƱos sound like a great idea, or salsa maybe?
  • user
    Bonnie D. Utahn - Sep 6, 2010
    Yes, that sounds good, JoSele! Hey, how ya been?
  • user
    Bonnie D. Utahn - Sep 6, 2010
    Oh, by the way, ladies, I didn't have any bell pepper so I put some ortega chilis chopped up in the potatoes instead. My husband liked this dish. I want a little more heat. I'm going to add it to the rotation. It is low fat preparation, too with only one TB of olive oil.