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Boiled Potatoes with Chives


"Simple but very good. Substitute new potatoes for the red if you prefer."
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25 m servings 236 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 236 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 9 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.2g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 4.5 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 112 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place butter in a serving bowl.
  2. Place potatoes into a large pot and cover with salted water by 1 inch; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain and cool until potatoes can be handled; cut potatoes in half.
  3. Place potatoes into serving bowl with butter, season with salt and black pepper, and toss with chives until potatoes are coated.

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Novice cooks in particular will appreciate this recipe for its simple and reliable instructions. While experienced cooks may not need these instructions, they'll nevertheless appreciate it for i...

Just wanted to throw in my 2 cents. Yes, it is a very simple recipe, but for a new cook, even the simple things can be confusing at first. How long to boil some potatoes, how long to boil eggs...

Easy Peasy, nothing difficult just a straight forward recipe that you don't really need a recipe for.

It is good to remember the simple. At the moment, all I had were gold potatoes and parsley so here is my tweaked version of the recipe: I, as someone suggested, used some garlic to add a bit of ...

agree this is simple. but that is what's so great about it. I use garden grown chives especially for this. I add a crescent sliced onions to the boiling water @5 minutes from finish. just a grea...

We were all beginners at some point so while this recipe is simple, it serves a purpose. Very good too!

Soo simple and delish...whether you boil or steam, the end result is still delish. This recipe is on point and it's an easy recipe for even a beginning cook to try.

WOW...amazing simplicity!!! It does not get any easier than this recipe...but they are so tasty!!! I sometimes sprinkle on some fresh grated parmesan cheese.

Easy and tasty. Perfect side.