Home Fries are one of my favorite Breakfast or Brunch Side Dishes. Cooking these Healthy Home Fried Potatoes in my Air Fryer means less effort for the same delicious result.
These simple air fryer home fries cook up in only 20 minutes.
With this Healthy Home Fried Potatoes Recipe you get the same bold flavors you find in your local Diner Home Fries, but without all of the Fat and Grease.
I use my Air Fryer several times a week for quick low fat meals. If you are not familiar with the Air Fryer I will give you the basics.
It works by circulating hot air around the food to produce a crunchy crispy exterior.
Instead of completely submerging food in oil, air-frying requires just a tablespoon of oil to achieve a similar taste and texture to deep fried foods.
Air fryers use less oil than deep fryers and can produce foods that have a significantly lower fat content which can aid in weight loss which is one of the top reasons I use this kitchen appliance so often.
Any appliance that helps me prepare low fat meals quick and easy is tops on my list.
Here is your Shopping List:
3 Large Russet Potatoes
1 Tablespoon of Canola Oil
1 Tablespoon of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Teaspoon of Paprika
1 Chopped Onion
1 Cup of Chopped Peppers
How to Prepare:
1: Cut the Potatoes into ½ inch cubes. Place the Potatoes in a large bowl of cold water and allow them to soak for 30 minutes.
2: Drain the Potatoes and dry thoroughly with paper towels. Return them to the empty bowl.
3: Add the Canola and Olive Oils, Paprika, Salt and Pepper to taste. Toss to fully coat the Potatoes.
4: Transfer the Potatoes to the Air Fryer. Cook for 20 minutes, shaking the Air Fryer Basket every 5 minutes (A total of 4 times)
5: Add the Onion and Peppers to the Air Fryer Basket. Cook for an additional 5 minutes or until the Potatoes are cooked through and the peppers are soft.
6: Add the Onion and Peppers to the Air Fryer Basket. Cook for an additional 5 minutes or until the Potatoes are cooked through and the peppers are soft.
For a Breakfast delight I added a poached egg on top...Yummy!
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