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Simple New Potatoes - Roasted or Steamed

New potatoes are so delicious they barely need anything at all added to them. This is an easy recipe that lets the flavour and texture of the potatoes shine with just a hint of herby flavour!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs new potatoes , washed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 spring fresh rosemary or 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Cut larger potatoes into 1 inch pieces and leave small ones whole.
  2. For roasted: Toss potatoes with olive oil ad salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Place in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for 40 minutes or so until tender and lightly browned. After roasting, place in a serving dish.
  4. Add rosemary or parsley, lemon zest and salt and pepper to taste. Toss to coat.
  5. For steamed: Place potatoes in about 2 inches of salted water.
  6. Boil/steam for about 25-40 minutes until tender but not breaking apart.
  7. Drain. Place in a serving bowl and add butter, rosemary or parsley, lemon zest and salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Toss to coat.