This Recipe includes
|(Optional) Bacon lardons|
Spices, herbs and flavoring ingredients:
|Dried parsley leaves or chives|
|Salt and pepper|
Why we love it
Lyonnaise potatoes are the definition of comfort food. They’re basically a fancier version of fries, and I must say they are one of my favorite ways to eat potatoes.
Named after the French city of Lyon, lyonnaise potatoes is a classic local dish that shows why Lyon is named the culinary capital of France. Not to mention that it is quite easy to make. The recipe simply calls for potatoes to be sautéed with onion, garlic and bacon. The butter used is usually French butter, but you can use what you have available.
The dish has become so popular that it is now one of the most famous French potato recipes. And it is not only a great side dish for your dinner, but they are also inexpensive, easy to make, and can be a hearty addition to any meal.
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How to store it?
If you would like to freeze lyonnaise potatoes, I recommend undercooking them slightly. Let them cool, and then place in an air-tight container in the freezer.
When you are ready to eat them, place them back on the stove and finish cooking.
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Lyonnaise Potatoes Recipe
- 4 medium sized potatoes
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 3 onions thinly minced
- 1 cup of chopped white mushrooms (optional)
- 1 cup of chopped bacon lardons (optional)
- 100 g of butter (1/4 cup)
- handful of minced parsley
- pinch of salt and pepper
- Wash the potatoes and peel them if you wish.
- Chop the potatoes into 1/2 inch regular slices.
- Boil the potatoes in water over the stove for around 10 minutes.
- Chop the onions and any optional ingredients.
- In a large skillet or wok, cook the onions in oil until they are golden on medium heat.
- Drain the potatoes and add them to skillet, along with the butter.
- Add the chopped parsley, salt, pepper, and optional ingredients to the wok.
- Stir the potatoes around and cook at medium-high heat for around 30 minutes or until the potatoes are golden brown and lightly crispy.
- Serve while warm.
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