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mississippi mash

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Jean Goss
Beaumont, TX

One of our family favorite comfort foods, smothered potatoes and onions, great for any meal!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These potatoes are really tasty. These smothered potatoes are so good with the onions that get a little crisp and plenty of salt, pepper, and garlic powder. The smell of these potatoes cooking will have everyone popping their heads into your kitchen to see what's cookin. A very versatile side dish.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mississippi mash

  • 4 Tbsp
    bacon grease/shortening
  • 1 md
    white onion
  • 6 md
    potatoes, new red
  • salt and pepper
  • garlic powder

How To Make mississippi mash

  • 1
    Saute the sliced onions in the bacon grease or shortening until golden brown over a medium heat.
  • 2
    Slice the potatoes very thin and layer on the smothered onions, careful to season with salt/pepper/garlic powder on each layer of potatoes.
  • 3
    Stir often while cooking over a medium heat with a lid covering the skillet.
  • 4
    As the potatoes soften, use the end of the spatula to mash and break the potatoes up. The onions will get browner and caramelize more! Enjoy.