Potatoes O’Brien Recipe

potatoes o'brien

Ingredients for Potatoes O’Brien:

  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 1 green pepper or ½ green pepper and ½ red pepper, cored seeded and chopped.
  • 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • Salt
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 4 oz (112 g) mature cheddar cheese, grated
  • 8 fl oz (240 ml) hot milk
  • 2 oz (56 g) dry breadcrumbs
  • Butter

Method for Potatoes O’Brien:

  1. Peel and slice or dice the potatoes and par boil until just tender.
  2. Sauté the onions and pepper in butter until soft.
  3. Drain the potatoes and mix with the peppers, onions, flour, salt, cayenne, most of the cheese and hot milk.
  4. Pour into a greased shallow baking dish, sprinkle with the breadcrumbs and the remaining cheese over the top.
  5. Dot the top generously with dabs of butter.
  6. Cook in a preheated oven at Gas Mark 4 (180°C/350°F) for about half an hour until the top is bubbly and brown.

This Potatoes O’Brien Recipe serves 4.

These are nice on their own but a little boring for a complete meal. They go well with scrambled eggs and with burgers or with sausages. Very nice with thick bacon chops or gammon, or just bacon for that matter.


Posted in Vegetable Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, All Recipes, Onions, Peppers, Potatoes

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