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California Home Fries

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Ingredients
  Bacon 1⁄4 Pound, sliced and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  Onions 2 Large, chopped (2 cups)
  Sweet green pepper 1 Medium, cored, seeded and chopped
  Sweet red pepper 1 Medium, cored, seeded and chopped
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, sliced
  Red skinned potatoes 2 Pound, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  Chicken broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sweet paprika 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Basil leaf 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Oregano leaf 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped (for garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY

1) Take cast iron skillet and season it. Keep aside the seasoned skillet.

MAKING

2) Heat the cast iron skillet on medium heat.
3) Add bacon to the skillet and cook to make the bacon crisp.
4) Transfer the bacon to a plate lined with paper toweling.
5) Reserve 5 tablespoons of drippings and pour off the remaining drippings.
6) Saute the onion along with green and red peppers in the reserved 1 tablespoon of drippings.
7) Take out the vegetables and keep in a plate.
8) Saute the mushrooms in 2 tablespoons of the reserved drippings for 3 minutes. Remove the mushroom and keep in a plate.
9) Now saute the potatoes in the 2 tablespoons of the reserved drippings for 10 minutes.
10) Put the vegetables back to the skillet along with broth, salt, paprika, basil, oregano and black pepper.
11) Toss all the ingredients well.
12) Cook them for 12-15 minutes
13) Add vinegar and bacon. Mix them well.

SERVING

14) Garnish the dish with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Bacon
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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