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Sautéed Potatoes, Apples & Bacon

One of Tasteful Selection's most innovative potato recipes. Spice up your potato side dishes by pairing apples and bacon with sautéed potatoes. 
Recipe Courtesy of: Lisa Golden Schroeder, cookbook author, editor and blogger at Foodesigns
Prep10 minutes
Cook25 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course Breakfast, Side Dish
Variety Fav(s) Honey Gold®
Cook Type Stove Top
Dish Type Comfort, Healthy
Quick, Easy, Convenient 7 Ingredients or Less
Season Fall
Bite Size 2-Bite, 3-Bite


  • 6-8 slices thick-cut applewood smoked bacon, cut crosswise into ½-inch pieces
  • 24 oz. Tasteful Selections® 2-Bite or 3-Bite potatoes, halved
  • 2 medium sweet-tart red apples, cut into thick wedges
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh sage leaves
  • Grainy mustard, if desired
  • Sour cream, if desired


  • Preheat a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Add the bacon; cook until crisp. Remove the bacon pieces and drain on paper towels; drain all but 2 tablespoons fat from the pan.
  • Add the potatoes to the skillet over medium-high heat; sauté 5 minutes. Carefully pour in 3 tablespoons water. Quickly cover the skillet; cook 10 minutes or until nearly tender.
  • Uncover pan; stir in apples. Cover and continue cooking 5 minutes, or until everything is tender. Sprinkle with bacon and sage. Serve with a bit of mustard and some sour cream.
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Recipe Tips

Save some of the bacon fat for frying up some eggs to serve alongside the potatoes and apples.
For a leaner dish, swap in chopped Canadian bacon for the sliced bacon, using olive oil to sauté up the potatoes and apples.