Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes




Try This Easy Fried Potatoes and Bacon Recipe

Fried Potatoes and Bacon

Try This Easy Fried Potatoes and Bacon Recipe

You can't beat a skillet meal for a quick and easy dinner. This is one of those thrown-together dishes that becomes a family favorite… simple, good, hearty food is the stuff family meals are made of.

This recipe only requires a few ingredients, which is a fantastic characteristic of any good recipe. The bacon may not be the healthiest addition in the world, but it's balanced out by the green beans. This recipe is so good, even the picky eaters in your family won't complain that they're eating green beans!

Follow each step in this recipe carefully to ensure it turns out just right. None of these steps are complicated or difficult, so you should face no challenge in making this dinner. Serve with a side of your choice. If you want a healthy and easy option, you can never go wrong with applesauce and cinnamon!

Fried Potatoes, Green Beans, and Bacon


½ pound bacon
½ cup onion, sliced
4 potatoes, peeled, parboiled, and sliced
1½ pounds green beans, cooked
salt and pepper to taste



1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp.

2. Remove bacon from skillet, reserving drippings. Crumble bacon and set aside.

3. Add onion to skillet, cook until tender. Remove onion from skillet, set aside.

4. Add potatoes to remaining drippings; cook until fork tender.

5. Drain skillet, leaving 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet.

6. Add bacon, onion, potatoes, and cooked green beans to skillet; heat through.

7. Add salt and pepper to taste. Makes 4 servings.

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