What to Eat Wednesday: Chili Fried Potatoes

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Chili friend potatoes make a great, diabetes-friendly breakfast on a cold winter dayIf these cold days and snow days have got you craving a hearty, stick-to-your-bones breakfast, I found just the thing to go with your egg-white omelet: this diabetes-friendly Chili Fried Potatoes recipe from Health.Com. Stay safe, stay warm and stay full!

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cubed unpeeled baking potato (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • Olive oil-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 small onion, halved, thinly sliced, and separated into rings
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese

Directions

Step 1

Arrange potato in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 10 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Add potato, chili powder, and salt. Cook 5 minutes or until potato is lightly browned, stirring often. Sprinkle cheese over potato. Cover, remove from heat, and let stand 1 minute or until cheese melts.

Dr. Andrew Schneider
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