Pan-Fried Potatoes and Onions

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  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 purple potatoes, diced
  • 2 Yukon Gold potatoes, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • A few sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1 yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add olive oil, potatoes, garlic and thyme sprigs. Pan-fry until potatoes start to brown, 8 to 10 minutes, reducing heat if necessary if cooking too fast.

Add onions and continue to cook until potatoes are done, 10 to 12 minutes. Add paprika, cumin, salt and pepper.

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