German Potatoes

Total Time:
30 min
10 min
20 min

4 to 6 servings

  • 4 pounds potatoes, peeled
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • In a large pot of salted water, boil the potatoes until they are just about fork tender. Do not overcook. Drain the potatoes and cool. Slice the potatoes about 1/4-inch thick.

  • In a large, heavy-sided cast iron skillet, add the shortening, onions, and potatoes and cook over medium heat until golden brown. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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The recipe was very easy to follow and the result was very good. It was not too greasy nor too bland, the flavor was bright out the potatoe taste. It is a very versitle recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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