Emily's Famous Fried Potatoes Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Emily's Famous Fried Potatoes Recipe
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Emily's Famous Fried Potatoes

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"This is a very tasty potato recipe that is also great for using up leftover baked potatoes. The vinegar gives the spinach a sweet flavor. I like to crumble feta cheese over them too!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    40 mins


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan over medium heat, and cover with water. Bring to a boil, and cook until tender. Drain, and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Saute the onion and garlic with the basil, rosemary, and oregano until the onion is just tender. Throw in the potatoes, and fry until lightly browned. Cover with spinach, and sprinkle with vinegar. Cover, and cook on low until the spinach is tender.
  3. Remove from heat, and stir the mixture together. Season with salt and pepper.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 24, 2003

I was afraid that baked potatoes would be too crumbly, so I used boiled red potatoes. This dish was out of this world! I love what the red wine vinegar did for the spinach... it gave it a sweet savory taste that took away any bitterness. Kudos to Emily for this one!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 19, 2008

Must've done something wrong based on the rave reviews. I thought this was terrible.


40 Ratings

Jul 24, 2003

These are awesome! I first made them without spinach and they were still incredible!

Jul 28, 2008

A good blend of fresh herbs make these potatoes have tons of flavor! I only used 2 cloves of garlic instead of 4. The added spinach is a nice healthy touch.

Aug 07, 2003

I thought this dish was excellent! I love vinegar so I added extra. I used baked potatoes and they were a little crumbly -but it was fine. I will try to use different potatoes next time.

Jul 24, 2003

I made this for mother's day brunch and it was a hit! I used sherry vinegar and green onions and the flavor was incredible... Easy to prepare in no time..The spinach was so tasty too

Apr 29, 2008

Great with any veggie. I didn't have any spinach, so I used asparagus instead. So good!

Feb 24, 2008

Simple but effective...quite tasty!


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  • Calories
  • 216 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 5.2 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 4.6 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Sodium
  • 156 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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