Easy Smothered Potatoes

Smothered Potatoes are a very versatile Southern side dish that goes with just about any Southern meal. 

This quick and easy Southern Soul food side dish is the perfect definition of family friendly comfort food. Southern fried potatoes with butter, bell peppers and onions all cooked together to perfection.


– Budget friendly side dish or meal on its own

– Delicious comfort food

– Done in just a bit over a half hour

– Super easy to make with minimal prep


potatoes butter red bell pepper onion creole seasoning

Step 1

Place the potatoes in a bowl of cool water after you cut them in rings.

Step 2

In a large heavy skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add in onion, garlic and bell pepper and cook until tender.

Step 3

Now add olive oil to the skillet then add potatoes and cook until lightly browned on both sides.