Potatoes O'Brien
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Potatoes O'Brien

Pan fried Potatoes O'Brien make a great country breakfast. Serve these easy breakfast potatoes alongside sausage or bacon for a comforting start to the day. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy breakfast potatoes, pan fried potatoes, potatoes with peppers
Servings: 2
Calories: 327kcal
Author: Julie Clark


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 large red potatoes (chopped into small chunks)
  • 2 tablespoons onions (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons red peppers (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons green peppers (chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons parsley (chopped)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large pan over medium high heat, melt butter and warm oil.
  • Add in potatoes, onions, and peppers. Saute for 4 minutes.
  • Stir in chicken broth, parsley, and salt and pepper.
  • Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Remove lid after 10 minutes. Stir and continue cooking a few minutes or until liquid absorbs.
  • Serve immediately.


The calories shown are based on this recipe serving 2 people. For smaller servings (and therefore less calories), it will serve 3 people. Since different brands of ingredients have different nutritional information, the calories shown are just an estimate. **We are not dietitians and recommend you seek a nutritionist for exact nutritional information.**


Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 272mg | Potassium: 1007mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.5mg