Old Fashioned Stewed Taters n' Onions

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Elaine Bovender

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@Elaine55

I grew up with stewed potatoes. Mom usually had them with pinto beans and a side of cornbread. This recipe isn't precise because it's one of those handed down from mom to daughter recipes. It's hard to tell how old this is. My mom told me how to make it and I'm sure her mom told her, and so on. These "taters n' onions" as we grew up calling them are delicious served with most meats and vegetables. I serve them with fried chicken, barbecue, or whatever we like. It's been a favorite for many years in my family and I hope will be in yours, too.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4 to 6, depending on serving size
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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4 or 5 medium
white potatoes (yukon gold potatoes work very well, too)
1 medium
onion
1/4 to 1/2 c
whole milk
butter to taste
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Old Fashioned Stewed Taters n' Onions

Step-by-Step

  • 1Peel and rinse potatoes. Cut into pieces and put into a large saucepan. Peel and quarter onion and put into pan with potatoes. Cover with water bring to a boil. Cover and cook until tender.
  • 2When potatoes are done, pour off most of the water. It's okay if there's a little water left with the potatoes. Add milk, butter, salt and pepper.
  • 3Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until butter is melted and potatoes have thickened. This usually only takes a few minutes. Do not mash, but leave in chunks. Serve with your favorite meat and vegetables.

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About Old Fashioned Stewed Taters n' Onions

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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