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Texas River Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Blake & Kelly Van Dyke
Added: Thursday, June 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 medium size red onion
5 large potatoes (more, if using new potatoes)
2 tbsp cooking oil
1/4 stick butter
1/8 cup water
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Slice onions and saute in pan, then add potatoes sliced thin. Season and cook until almost tender. Add a little butter to keep from sticking and cover for last few minutes, until tender. Bacon is also a nice addition, if you want.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are called River Potatoes in our family because they are so easy to cook in a skillet when camping out by the river on fishing trips.

 

 

 

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