Browned Butter Red Potatoes
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
Makes12 servings (3/4 cup each)
- 16 medium red potatoes (about 4 pounds), quartered
- 1 cup butter, cubed
- 6 to 8 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- Place potatoes in a 6-qt. stockpot; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain; return to pot.
- Meanwhile, in a small heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Heat 5-7 minutes or until light golden brown, stirring constantly. Stir in garlic; cook 30 seconds longer or until butter is golden brown. Add to potatoes; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss gently to combine.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 246 calories, 15g fat (10g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 510mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.
Jan 24, 2018
Delicious! Browning the butter is a bit tricky for me but the result was a thumbs up from the crowd.
Jul 18, 2015
These were pretty good... my husband especially liked them.
Jun 16, 2015
Feb 1, 2015
I add all the chopped garlic to the water in the pot with the potatoes. Then I bring it to a boil and simmer until all the potatoes are tender, then I drain them well. I then brown the butter and pour it over the potatoes and garlic. You can either add the garlic to the boiling water in the potatoes or add the garlic to the butter. Either way, they turn out great!
Jan 25, 2015
Super easy, yummy recipe. I cut it in half for our family of 4 but felt there wasn't enough butter, so next time I'm going to make 1 cup of the butter. However, I think 4 garlic cloves was enough, so I won't increase that. Cooking the potatoes 20 minutes made them soft enough to slightly smash when I drained them in a colander, which was a nice result. I will definitely be making this again!
Jan 31, 2014
Garlic and butter...Mmm
Dec 31, 2013
Love red potatoes add the garlic this is a recipe for goodness!!! Being easy also makes it wonderful!!
Dec 16, 2013
I am a garlic lover and just LOVED this recipe. Very tasty and makes a great side dish for any meal. Definitely would make again!
Dec 16, 2013
I am a garlic lover and just LOVED this receipe. Very tasty and makes a great side dish for any meal. Definitely would make again!
Nov 28, 2013
Too much garlic for me. Fried these up in the morning with breakfast and they were delicious with some peppers and onions added.