Boiled New Potatoes

Boiled New Potatoes with pesto butter

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Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Irish
Servings 4


  • 600 g new potatoes
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp red pesto we used SuperValu home brand
  • 50 g Butter
  • 2 new onions green sliced ( you can use the onion too thinly sliced.)


  • In a wide saucepan, place the new potatoes over a single layer to avoid each of the potatoes crushing into each other when boiling. Fill the saucepan with cold salted water and a sprig of rosemary if using.
  • Over medium heat, Bring to boil and simmer for 15-25 minutes depending on the size of the potatoes. Use a small knife to check if they are cook. They should pierce easily and the skin will have opened slightly. Remove from the heat and carefully drain in a colander.
  • In the meantime, in a bowl, combine the butter, pesto and green onion.
  • Add the butter over the potatoes and serve immediately .
Keyword butter, ireland, Kevin Dundon, potato

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