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Crispy Southwest Home Fries With Fresh Fruit Salsa

Crispy Southwest Home Fries With Fresh Fruit Salsa
  • 6 ServingsServings


  • 4 eggs, slightly beaten (or 6 egg whites, if desired)
  • 1/3 cup each, chopped red, green and yellow bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup chopped onionFresh Fruit Salsa
  • 1 whole piece of three of your favorite fruits (such as apple, mango and kiwi), peeled, cored and chopped
  • 3 - 5 whole strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro (or 1/4 cup chopped parsley)



1 Drain the thawed potatoes on a paper-towel-lined cookie sheet; set aside

2 Coat a large, nonstick skillet with plenty of cooking spray and warm skillet over medium heat until hot. Cook the eggs (or egg whites) until just cooked (but not overcooked), about 1 - 2 minutes.

3 Flip skillet over on a clean cutting board, releasing cooked eggs. Cool eggs slightly and then cut into thin strips, approximately 1/4-inch wide by 3-inches long; set aside.

4 Spray skillet again well, and cook the potatoes over medium heat until golden, about 8 - 10 minutes, turning occasionally.

5 Using a spatula, push the potatoes to one side of the skillet. Add the onions to the cleared portion of the skillet and cook them about 3 minutes.

6 Push onions to the side with the potatoes and add the peppers; cook another 2 minutes, then stir cooked peppers, onions and potatoes together.

7 Add egg strips and cook briefly to reheat

8  Serve mixture immediately, with fresh fruit salsa

9 Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Serve alongside Crispy Southwest Home Fries.

Source: Idaho Potato Commission