Delicious Recipes

Boiled Potatoes with Butter

Posted on: 19/02/2015

Boiled Potatoes with Butter.fw

Prep time: 3 min

Inactive prep time: 8 min

Cook time: 8 min

Yield: 4 servings

Level: Easy


1 pound small new potatoes

1 head garlic, halved crosswise

1 bay leaf

1 teaspoon black peppercorns

Kosher salt

2 to 4 tablespoons unsalted butter

Freshly ground black pepper


Put the potatoes, garlic, bay leaf, and peppercorns in a large saucepan, add cold water to cover by about an inch and season generously with salt,. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, and simmer until potatoes are fork tender, about 5 to 8 minutes depending on their size.

Drain and discard the garlic, bay leaves, and peppercorns. Halve the potatoes, if large, toss with the butter and season with salt, and pepper, to taste. Keep warm.


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