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New Potatoes with Chive Butter

No recipe image available.A deliciously simple springtime side dish of cooked new potatoes tossed with butter and fresh chives.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup 1/2-inch pieces fresh chives
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
3 pounds small new potatoes (about 1 to 1 1/2-inches in diameter), scrubbed

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine butter, chives, pepper, and salt to taste.
  2. If desired, with a channel knife, cut two intersecting strips around middle of each potato.
  3. In a large saucepan, combine potatoes with salted water to cover by 1-inch and simmer until just tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Drain potatoes in a colander and add to butter mixture, tossing to combine. Serve warm.

Makes 6 servings.