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Skillet Potatoes with Bell Peppers and Garlic


Today is National Garlic Day and I went all in with this recipe for skillet potatoes from Anita O. that I found on the Taste of Home website.  There are 12 whole cloves of garlic in this recipe! 

I used a bag of multicolored potatoes that included gold, red and purple. I also did half red bell pepper and half yellow bell pepper because I had them leftover from another dish.

It's pretty enough that you can serve it right in the skillet, I love the pops of red and yellow and purple. Or you can transfer it to a serving bowl. Look at that big whole clove of caramelized garlic right on top!

Thank you to all of the other bloggers who joined me for #NationalGarlicDay! You can check out the great recipes they shared using the links down below. 


Skillet Potatoes with Bell Peppers and Garlic

Skillet Potatoes with Bell Peppers and Garlic
Author: Jolene's Recipe Journal


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 pounds potatoes, cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch cubes (about 7 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces


  1. In a large cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat oil over medium-low heat. 
  2. Add garlic cloves; cook, uncovered, until almost tender, 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Increase heat to medium. Stir in potatoes, salt and pepper. 
  4. Cook, uncovered, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  5. Add red pepper; cook and stir until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.
Potatoes, garlic, peppers
Side dishes, potatoes, breakfast


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  • Roasted Garlic Kale Hummus by The Spiffy Cookie
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  • Spicy Garlic Pickle by Magical Ingredients

  • Comments

    That is a lovely dish and I love that you left the garlic cloves whole.
    Karen said…
    This sounds amazing! I love one dish meals.
    Cindy Kerschner said…
    Garlic and potatoes go so well together!
    Radha said…
    Skillet potatoes is a comfort food for us and adding tons of garlic is amazing!YUM!

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