Oregano Butter And Bacon Potatoes

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

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Fried oregano and mouthwatering crumbled bacon add an irresistible crispiness to mashed red potatoes
cook 15min
cook 20min
cook 12

What's in it


2 1/2 pounds small red-skinned potatoes
6 tablespoons butter
6 sprigs fresh oregano
6 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled

How to cook it


  • Place potatoes in a 4- to 5-quart pot. Cover with salted water and bring to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork. Drain and coarsely smash.
  • In a skillet melt the butter. Add a few oregano sprigs and heat over low heat 5 minutes until butter is golden brown and oregano is crisp. Remove oregano sprigs. Stir butter into potatoes. Sprinkle with crumbled cooked bacon and crisp oregano leaves.