Skillet Potato Recipe | Quick + Easy

This skillet potato recipe has been a staple in my house here lately! It's quick, easy, and super yummy! Plus, it goes with just about everything. Here's how you make it!



Skillet Potatoes


  • 2.5 pounds potatoes (about 4 large), diced into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2-3 tablespoons pastured lard or other cooking fat
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat lard or fat of choice in a medium cast iron skillet.
  2. Once the skillet is hot, add potatoes and spices. Stir until spices are evenly incorporated.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked through. Serve.


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