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Disneyland's Breakfast Potatoes

Updated on March 16, 2014
Disneyland's Breakfast Potatoes as served at the Carnation Cafe on Main Street USA.
Disneyland's Breakfast Potatoes as served at the Carnation Cafe on Main Street USA. | Source
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What is your favorite breakfast food to eat at Disneyland?

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I will be the first to admit that I am not a morning person! Despite this fact, there have been a few (and I mean few enough to count on one hand) occasions that I have been at Disneyland close to opening. Mostly I eat before I go to the park or pack some food with me because I know how expensive dining in the park can be. Recently I went to Disneyland an hour after opening and my friend ordered some breakfast for us to share as we headed to our first ride. I don't really remember exactly what we had but what I do remember are the breakfast potatoes. They were perfectly seasoned, mixed with the right amount of vegetables, and were perfectly cooked (crispy on the outside, soft and tender on the inside)! They were exactly what I needed that morning to get my day going on a good note. They disappeared really fast too between the two of us! Ever since I discovered these amazing breakfast potatoes I have been trying to track down the recipe due to me craving them all the time. I finally found it and I am happy to share it with you! These potatoes are sure to please every one, young and old! It is a great way to spruce up your breakfast or brunch! This recipe is super easy and foolproof.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: Serves 3-4 people

Ingredients

  • 3 cups red potatoes, cut in 3/4" cubes
  • 1/3 cup onions, diced
  • 5 tbs. green bell peper, diced
  • 4 tbs. red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tbs. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. parsley flakes
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. seasoned salt
  • black pepper, to taste
  • oil, for cooking
All ingredients except canola oil: potatoes, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, onion, butter, seasoning salt, parsley flakes, and garlic powder.
All ingredients except canola oil: potatoes, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, onion, butter, seasoning salt, parsley flakes, and garlic powder. | Source

Instructions

  1. Fill a deep fryer or skillet with 1-2 inches of oil (I used Canola oil but you can use any oil you like). Once hot, fry potatoes until golden brown. Be careful when putting the potatoes in the oil because they might spatter some oil and it is very hot! (Potatoes will take a little bit of time to cook)
  2. Take the potatoes out of the oil and set aside to drain.
  3. Sauté onions and red and green peppers in butter (in a skillet) until the onion is translucent.
  4. Mix the potatoes in with the sautéed vegetables.
  5. Add the parsley flakes, garlic powder, seasoned salt, and black pepper. Mix well.
  6. Serve hot with any other breakfast item!
Here is the canola oil heating up in a large skillet (Step 1).
Here is the canola oil heating up in a large skillet (Step 1). | Source
Left: potatoes cooking in Canola oil (Step 1). Center: onion, green bell pepper and red bell pepper sauteing in butter (Step 3). Right: potatoes added to sautéed vegetables, and all spices added mixed well together (Step 4 and 5).
Left: potatoes cooking in Canola oil (Step 1). Center: onion, green bell pepper and red bell pepper sauteing in butter (Step 3). Right: potatoes added to sautéed vegetables, and all spices added mixed well together (Step 4 and 5). | Source

A Few Tips!

  • Heat up the oil while you are dicing everything so you don't have to wait around for the oil to get warm. This way you can just (carefully) put the potatoes in it once diced.
  • I peeled my potatoes. You don't have to do this but I think that they turn out better looking and more consistent.
  • If you peel the potatoes, put them in ice cold water to prevent them from turning brown until you are ready to put them in the oil. Make sure you drain the water from the potatoes before you cook them.
  • After you have pulled the potatoes out of the oil, place them on a plate covered with a few paper towels to drain the excess oil. Let them drain while you sauté the vegetables.

Cooked potatoes draining on a plate covered in paper towels (Step 2).
Cooked potatoes draining on a plate covered in paper towels (Step 2). | Source

How do you like your breakfast potatoes?

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Bon Apetit!

These potatoes are delicious on their own! They are also great served beside eggs cooked your favorite way. I like mine with a side of ketchup and next to a ham and cheese omelette. This is a super easy recipe to master and I hope you enjoy them if you decided to make them! This is now a staple in my house and is sure to please everyone at breakfast and/or brunch. Or if you like breakfast for dinner it is a great alternative to hash browns!

Here is a close up of  the breakfast potatoes ready to be eaten!
Here is a close up of the breakfast potatoes ready to be eaten! | Source

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    • Lyndsay Gamber profile imageAUTHOR

      Lyndsay Gamber 

      4 years ago from California

      Hello Better Yourself!

      Thanks so much! I love making hasbrowns too! Let me know how you like it when you try it! =)

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      Better Yourself 

      4 years ago from North Carolina

      I love homemade hashbrowns! I usually use yukon potatoes with onion and peppers and just season with salt and pepper but I will have to try the garlic and parsley, sounds yummy! Great hub, thanks for sharing another yummy recipe!

    • Lyndsay Gamber profile imageAUTHOR

      Lyndsay Gamber 

      4 years ago from California

      Hi Glimmer Twin Fan!

      I hope you enjoy them! =)

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      Claudia Mitchell 

      4 years ago

      Yummy! Will have to give these a try because my daughter loves potatoes! Pinned!

    • Lyndsay Gamber profile imageAUTHOR

      Lyndsay Gamber 

      4 years ago from California

      Hello cat on a soapbox!

      Thank you!

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      Catherine Tally 

      4 years ago from Los Angeles

      Nice presentation!

    • Lyndsay Gamber profile imageAUTHOR

      Lyndsay Gamber 

      4 years ago from California

      Hi FlourishAnyway!

      Awesome! And I agree it is so nice when other people cook for you! haha! Thanks so much! I have some more recipes I will be writing about soon!

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      FlourishAnyway 

      4 years ago from USA

      These look good! I made fried potatoes this morning very similar to this and they were delicious. Of course, it is always preferable when someone else makes them for you. Keep up with the yummy recipes with great instructions and photos.

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