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

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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

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