Potatoes with Onions and Parsley

Gia Peterkin Trower

By
@peterkig

My dad was in WWII and was a cook in the army. He was an awesome cook and one of the dishes he made for us that I loved were the delicious tender potatoes, my mom made them also. From what I remember here is my version of how they were prepared.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

6-9
yellow or yukon gold potatoes
2 clove
garlic
1 Tbsp
olive oil
3 Tbsp
butter
1 tsp
parsley flakes
1 medium
onion
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1In a large skillet, melt the butter and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Slice the onions and garlic and cook in the pan until tender.
2While the onions are cooking, peel, wash and dry off potatoes, cut them in half and then make slices about 1/2" thick. Lay the potatoes on top of the onions, cover and cook on a low heat. The trick to these potatoes are to cook on a low heat covered and add a little bit of water at a time once the liquid is almost evaporated.
3When you see the potatoes turn transparent, stir and add parsley, salt and pepper. Cover and continue to cook on low watching the liquid. Add a little bit of water and 2nd tablespoon of olive oil when the liquid is almost gone.
4Keep the skillet covered, stirring occassionally. When the potatoes are tender, throw in about 1/4 cup of frozen peas (optional) and continue to cook about another 10 minutes or until the potatoes are nice and tender and at this point will have a nice gravy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Dish