Frico with Potatoes

Frico cun Cartufùles (a.k.a. Frico cu lis Patatis)

Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

This preparation is similar to Farmer’s Frico. While that preparation is very place-specific to upper Carnia, Frico cun Cartufùles is found in much of the region.


  • 2 tablespoons/30 g unsalted butter
  • 1 yellow onion, cut into thin slices


Melt the butter in a medium-size pot or casserole for a few seconds. Add the onion slices. Once they begin to give off a fragrance, add some salt and pepper to taste, and then the potatoes. Stir with a wooden spoon to combine the ingredients. Then add cup/75