How to Make New Herbed Potatoes
You will need the following ingredients:
12 small new potatoes
4 teaspoons butter
4 teaspoons fresh minced parsley or 11/2 teaspoons dried parsley
4 teaspoons fresh minced chives or 11/2 teaspoons dried chives
Fresh parsley sprigs, optional for garnish
Cooked chopped bacon and/or minced green onions (both optional) *See variation at bottom.
1. Peel 1/2 inch strip around the center of each potato and quickly place the potatoes in a medium sauce pan of cold water.
2. Add enough additional water to the saucepan to cover the potatoes by 2 inches. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil until the potatoes are easily pierced by a fork but firm, about 20 minutes; drain. Do not overcook. Cover to keep warm.
3. Place the butter in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high until melted, about 5 to 10 seconds. Stir in minced parsley and chives. Pour the butter mixture over the potatoes and toss to coat.
4. Spoon the potatoes into a serving bowl. Garnish with sprigs of parsley, if desired. Serve immediately.
For a variety, sprinkle with cooked chopped bacon and/or finely minced green onions.