Italian Style Potatoes recipe

Italian Style Potatoes

Italian Style Potatoes: A quick store-cupboard meal that fills you up. Also great for vegetarians!

Ingredients

  • Potatoes washed and patted dry with kitchen towel 2
  • Egg 1
  • Oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cheese, for topping, grated
  • Mixed dried herbs

How to make Italian Style Potatoes:

  1. Cook the potatoes : Using a fork prick all over the potatoes’ skin. Place the potatoes on a microwave safe plate and, on the highest heat, put in the microwave for 4 mins.
  2. After this time flip the potatoes over and cook for another 6-8 minutes. To ensure a potato is fully cooked stick a knife into it, if it doesn’t easily slide off it is not yet cooked.
  3. While the potatoes are cooking place a tablespoon of oil in a frying pan on a high heat. Once the oil has heated break the egg into the pan. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. After a minute turn the heat down to medium and cook until yolk of egg is no longer runny.
  5. Add diced pepper, it doesn’t matter if the pepper is mixed with the egg or not, its just to warm it up.
  6. Take your cooked potatoes and cut them into chunks or it your prefer jacket potato style.
  7. With the microwave place about 4 tablespoons of pasta sauce into a microwave safe bowl and heat on high for about 2 mins. Meanwhile dice the fried egg.
  8. Place potato on plate, on top place sauce then diced pepper and egg. Add grated cheese as desired. Sprinkle mixed herb onto. Enjoy!
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