Gourmet Home Fries

Breakfast favorite home fries are even tastier when dressed up with leeks and red peppers. Gourmet home fries
Yield 4-6 servings
Time 45 minutes
  • knife
  • medium bowl
  • rubber spatula
  • rimmed baking sheet
  • large frying pan with lid
  • 4 large or 6 medium, firm potatoes (such as red or Yukon gold)
  • 2-3 leeks
  • 2½ T olive oil
  • 1 medium red pepper
  • salt
  • pepper

Preheat oven to 350.

Scrub or peel the potatoes, then cut into ¾-inch cubes. Toss with ½ T oil, spread in a single layer on the baking sheet, and bake for 30 minutes, until tender.

Meanwhile, wash and trim the leek, then thinly slice. Trim and dice the red pepper.

Heat 1 T oil over medium-low heat and add leeks. Cover and cook for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until limp.

Add the red pepper, cover, and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until peppers are tender, andother 5-8 minutes.

Stir in remaining oil, potatoes, salt, and pepper, increase heat to medium-high, and cook, stirring frequently, another 5 minutes.

Serve hot.


The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient GourmetAdapted from the recipe for “leek and red pepper hash brown potatoes” in The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmetread my review.

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