- 2 lbs small to medium white or red potatoes
- 1 large onion
- 2 big red bell peppers
- 2 big green bell peppers
- 1 tbsp fresh garlic
- 1/2 tsp Freshly ground pepper
- 1 1/2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
- 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil
How to Make Potatoes O’ Brien
Variations- You can alter the seasoning to anything that suits your palate. Worcestershire sauce or beef broth are sometimes poured over the cooked vegetables to get a flavor variation.
Potatoes O’ Brien is believed to have originated in the United States from a Boston restaurant called Jerome’s and from a Manhattan restaurant called Jack’s around 1900’s.
This dish is also said to have an Irish origin and often associated with St. Patrick’s Day and Ireland.
Did you know? The name Potatoes O’Brien was conned after an Irish cook who, being bored of regular potatoes invented this dish.