Small Potatoes Steamed in Butter
This dish can be a course on its own or an accompaniment.
- Servings: 4
Source: Martha Stewart Living, August 1992
- 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
- 2 pounds assorted fingerlings and new potatoes, scrubbed
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- Handful of chopped fresh herbs, such as parsley, chives, tarragon, or chervil
Melt butter in a medium saucepan over low heat. Add potatoes, stir well, and cover tightly. Cook, shaking pan occasionally, until potatoes are tender, about 7 to 12 minutes. Season lightly with salt, pepper, and fresh herbs, and serve immediately.