Potatoes can come in many shapes and sizes: fried, sautéed, boiled and baked.  These home fries are not just a breakfast item, but a lunch and dinner special, too. This easy-to-prepare meal can be served all year round with any of your favorite dishes.

If you are feeling extra special, you can fry an egg on top of the potatoes in the pan. The egg on

Photos by Tara Levy / Student Life Editor

Photos by Tara Levy / Student Life Editor

top will absorb all the extra flavors from the potatoes, creating a flavorful meal.

There are many variations to this dish. Instead of ham, you can add bacon, turkey, chicken or tofu. The paprika and rosemary blend together to enhance the flavor in the onions and peppers.

The potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin B, vitamin C and calcium. In addition, the bell peppers are an even better source of vitamin C. This meal is loaded with both nutritious and tasty value.

If you want to add even more flavor, you can add some red pepper or basil. As for the pepper, you can use either red pepper or yellow pepper, it depends on your preference. When adding the salt and pepper, add according to taste.


– 4 medium potatoes

– 1 small red onion

– 1 bell pepper

– 1/4 lb. of honey-baked ham

– Salt

– Pepper

– 1 tsp. Rosemary

– 1 tsp. Paprika

– Vegetable oil


1) Wash, peel and thinly dice the potatoes.

2) Sauté the potatoes in vegetable oil over medium high heat for approximately 20 minutes.

3) Sprinkle the potatoes with the paprika and rosemary to give a light coating for color and taste.

4) Dice the onion very finely and add to potatoes after cooking the potatoes for 10 minutes. Then add the chopped bell pepper.

5) Cook all the ingredients together for another 5 minutes then add the ham.

6) Continue to sauté stirring occasionally until everything turns brown

7) Add salt and pepper once they are done.

8) Serve and enjoy.

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