rosemary breakfast potatoes

this weekend i finally busted out my new brunch at bobby’s cookbook. i bought it when it first came out but had no time or energy to really prepare my own brunch so this weekend when we decided to hermit up i decided to go for it. i’m not much of a breakfast potato gal. i either love something super sweet like a french toast or anything with a runny egg. joe though is another story he needs his crispy hash brown or home fries for his brunch to be complete. after these rosemary breakfast potatoes though.. i might be converted.

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i cut the recipe down a bit because it was just the two of us so for two people…

2 large russet potatoes. boiled took about 30 minutes. drain and let cool then peel and chop into 1inch cubes.
salt and pepper
1/4 cup of canola oil
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves
3 garlic cloves diced
pancetta. the recipe called for 1, 1 inch slice… i used the entire package (about 8oz)
dash of red pepper flakes
shaved parmesan
chopped flat leaf parsley
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before you get started with the recipe (and while your potatoes are boiling) prep the rosemary oil. pour the oil, rosemary and salt and pepper into the blender with a bit of salt and pepper let set for 30 minutes and then strain into a bowl.

heat the rosemary infused oil in a cast iron skillet add the garlic and brown. this will take about a minute. do not let it burn! it will taste super bitter if you let it char. scoop out with a slotted spoon and toss aside.

add the pancetta to the pan and crisp up, scoop up and set aside with the garlic (on a paper towel lined plate to soak up some of the excess grease)

if the pan seems dry add more oil but after i cooked up the pancetta i did not need it. add in the diced potatoes and cook until all sides are crispy. about 10-15 minutes. you want them to be brown on all sides. stir in the red pepper flakes and some salt then transfer to a platter. top with the garlic, pancetta, parsley and parmesan and serve. and super enjoy.

this recipe was adapted from brunch at bobby’s. purchase the book here (it’s fantastic) 

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  1. Sounds delicious! My husband also loves potatoes for breakfast. And your table setting is beautiful!

  2. Seriously making this!

  3. Bookmarked!!!! I’m super hungry lol

  4. I will definitely have to try this recipe!!! Looks delicious – thank you so much for sharing!

  5. These look so delicious and I love that table. = ] your blog is so beautiful. Fellow RTS!

  6. That’s a great recipe! i would have to try this. For my family and i I would have to use sweet potatoes

  7. Oh my goodness, these look incredible! Definitely pinning!

  8. Yum, sounds amazing! Beautiful photos!

    Xx Taylor

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