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Lemony New Potatoes

I can't recall where this recipe came from, but I know my family has enjoyed it for years.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 6 to 8 small red potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon sliced green onion (green part only)


  • Peel a strip from around each potato. Place potatoes in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Add the butter, lemon juice, salt and lemon zest; toss to coat. Sprinkle with green onion.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 118 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 317mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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