German Fried Potatoes & Onions ( Bratkartofflen)
German Fried Potatoes & Onions or Bratkartofflen is the ultimate comfort food and perfect side dish for German entrées such as schnitzel and bratwurst.
Servings: 6 servings
- 1 ½ pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed (about 4 cups) (See Note 1)
- ½ Tablespoon Kosher salt
- 4 slices bacon
- 1 ½ cups chopped onions (1 large onion)
- freshly ground black pepper
- 1 Tablespoon minced parsley for garnish (optional)
Cover potatoes with water in a medium saucepan. Add salt. Heat over medium heat. As soon a the water starts to boil, remove from heat and drain potatoes.
Cook bacon until crisp in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat, about 10 minutes. Removed from pan; drain on paper towels.
Add onions to skillet; cook until golden brown stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes. Remove onions from skillet with slotted spoon.
Add potatoes to skillet; increase heat to medium-high. Cook, stirring occasionally until golden brown, about 15 minutes.
Return onions to skillet with potatoes; continue cooking over medium-high heat until potatoes are a deep golden brown, about 5 minutes.
Top with crumbled bacon; stir to combine.
If desired, garnish with minced parsley.
Yield: 6 servings.
- May use red potatoes in place of Yukon Gold potatoes.
Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 691mg | Potassium: 555mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 15.9mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 3.8mg