Easy buttered potatoes

Delicious buttered potatoes

This is a quick recipe for buttered potatoes for those who don’t want to spend 30 minutes on You-tube watching some perky little girl explaining the history of potatoes; you just want the recipe.

So, here we go.

Prepare potatoes

Peel and cut up your potatoes into 3/4″ to 1″ sizes. Put then in a pan and cover them with water.

3/4″ to 1″ size

Bring them to a slow boil and wait about 8 minutes.

Lift one piece out of the water and stick it with a fork. You want the fork to slide into the potato easily, but not too easy. If the potatoes are boiled too much they will fall apart.

checking potatoes

When the potatoes are soft enough, drain them or lift them out with a serrated spoon and put them into a skillet. Add two pats of butter and cook at high heat until they start to brown. Turn them frequently to make sure they don’t burn.

brown the potatoes

While the potatoes are heating up, take the pan you used to boil them and empty it. Then put in a half a stick of butter and melt it. I added some Italian seasoning, but you can add your favorite seasoning at this point to the butter. The heat will help to release the flavors.

Starting to look good

When potatoes are browned enough, just pour them back into the pan with the melted butter and stir gently. Make sure each piece gets butter all over it.

Add as much salt and pepper as you want and pour the buttered potatoes out into a serving dish, making sure you get every drop of butter also.

making easy buttered potatoes
Delicious buttered potatoes

Eat the delicious buttered potatoes

That’s it. Enjoy

Obviously, you can do more. This is just the quick version of buttered potatoes. It’s definitely not rocket science.

You also can add some onion, or, garlic, or green peppers, or some Irish butter, or any flavor you would like to taste in your mouth. You can make it your own recipe. Personally, I always want more butter.

As I look at the picture of these delicious hot potatoes I just realized that they would be perfect for breakfast. There are few things better in life than a good breakfast. Imagine joining these buttery bits of potato with some bacon and a couple of eggs. Yummy.

In fact, the idea of bacon flavored potatoes gives me another idea. Maybe next time. If you want to know the best potatoes to use read this article