Boiled Potatoes with Butter for Two

Published April 4, 2007.

Why this recipe works:

The secret to a simple boiled potato recipe with a pure potato flavor lay in choosing Red Bliss potatoes, a low-starch, high-moisture potato that offers a moist, dense interior with a delicate skin that doesn’t need peeling. We prepared the potatoes by cutting them in half and tossing them… read more

The secret to a simple boiled potato recipe with a pure potato flavor lay in choosing Red Bliss potatoes, a low-starch, high-moisture potato that offers a moist, dense interior with a delicate skin that doesn’t need peeling. We prepared the potatoes by cutting them in half and tossing them with butter, which gave them rich flavor despite the few ingredients.

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Serves 2

The cooking time will vary depending on the size of the potatoes. Large potatoes (about 2 1/2 inches in diameter) will require the full 18 minutes; potatoes that are less than 1 inch in diameter may be done in just 8 minutes.

Ingredients

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