Microwaved Potatoes Lyonnaise Recipe

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Microwaved Potatoes Lyonnaise Recipe
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 09, 2024

This microwave version of the classic French dish, Potatoes Lyonnaise, is quick, easy, and delicious. Tender potatoes cooked with onions and butter, seasoned with herbs and spices, make for a comforting side dish that pairs well with any main course.


  • 3 medium potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary


  1. Place sliced potatoes and onions in a microwave-safe dish.
  2. Add butter, salt, pepper, thyme, and rosemary. Mix well.
  3. Cover the dish and microwave on high for 10 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
  4. Stir halfway through cooking to ensure even cooking.
  5. Serve hot as a side dish with roasted chicken or grilled steak.

Interesting Facts

  • The classic Potatoes Lyonnaise is traditionally cooked on the stovetop, but this microwave version saves time and effort without compromising on flavor.
  • Potatoes are a versatile and filling ingredient that can be prepared in various ways, making them a popular choice for side dishes.