Boiled New Potatoes

Boiled new potatoes recipe
Prep in Prep in:
5 mins
Cook in Cook in:
15 mins
Serves Serves:
4
Per Serving %RI
KCALS 116 %
Fat 0.5g 0%
Sat Fat 0g 0%
Salt 2g 1%
Sugar 0g 0%

Method

Discover how to cook new potatoes in the boiled style with this easy to follow method. Once you've mastered the method of boiled potatoes, you can apply it to a number of dishes including our creamy new potato salad and new potatoes and cod en papillote

-

On a hob:

Place the salad potatoes in a pan and cover with the minimum of boiling water.

Cover with a lid and simmer gently for approximately 15-20 minutes until just tender.

Once cooked drain immediately.

In a microwave:

Place the potatoes in a microwaveable dish with 2 tbsp of water.

Cover and cook on full power (800w) for 7-8 minutes.

Allow to stand for 1-2 minutes before serving.

Salad potatoes taste great on their own, in their skins, but if you would like to add butter here are some interesting twists:

Citrus Butter: 25g softened butter mixed with the zest of an orange and half a lemon

Herb Butter: 25g softened butter mixed with 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh herbs (parsley, mint, chives etc)

Pesto Butter: 25g softened butter mixed with 1 tsp red pesto

Garlic Butter: 25g softened butter mixed with 1-2 crushed cloves of garlic

 

Tip: You don't need to add butter to salad potatoes, a handful of fresh herbs, like parsley, adds flavour without the fat.

Ingredients

175g (6oz) of Salad potatoes per person

175g (6oz) of Salad potatoes per person

You may also like

Potato and Chicken Pad Thai Recipe

Potato and Chicken Pad Thai Recipe

For a twist on a Saturday night takeaway without the noodles, why not try this delicious Potato Pad Thai recipe for a healthy treat night?

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 8 mins
Oven chips homemade style recipe

Homemade Chips Recipe

Want to make chips at home? We have the perfect recipe for you to create oven chips which take just 5 minutes to prep.

  • Prep in: 5 mins
  • Cook in: 35 mins
Griddled lamb steaks with warm potato salad

Griddled lamb steaks with warm potato salad

Griddled lamb steaks with warm potato salad

The perfect pairing, try these lamb steaks with a warm potato salad. Perfect for all seasons.

  • Prep in: 10 mins
  • Cook in: 5 mins
Warming Potato & Lentil Curry with Crumbled Cauliflower

Warming Potato & Lentil Curry with Crumbled Cauliflower

Warming Potato & Lentil Curry with Crumbled Cauliflower

Try this wonderfully warming potato and lentil curry with crumbled cauliflower. 

Great for a mid-week pick me up!

  • Prep in: 15 mins
  • Cook in: 30 mins
ADHB logo

This campaign was originally produced in the framework of a programme co-financed by the European Union