Cheesy Fried Potatoes

Lee Thayer


I love fried potatoes, and with cheese and egg mixed in, even better. These are excellent potatoes!


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20 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 4
    medium potatoes, cubed, peeling is optional
  • ·
    bacon fat, as needed
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    small onion, diced
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded, or more to taste
  • ·
    salt and pepper, as desired

How to Make Cheesy Fried Potatoes


  1. Prep the potatoes, then add to a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are not quite fork tender, we are going to fry them soon. Drain potatoes.
  2. Heat 1-2 tablespoons of bacon fat and the butter in a large non stick pan, when hot, add the onion and drained potatoes.
  3. Cover and cook, turning occasionally, season with salt and pepper as desired, until tender and starting to brown.
  4. Crack in the eggs and sprinkle on the cheese, mix together, cover.
  5. Cook until the egg is set and the cheese is melted in.
  6. Serve and enjoy with sides of your choice.

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About Cheesy Fried Potatoes

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American

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