Small White Potatoes - A Quick Side Dish

Small white potatoes is a favorite side dish.  It's quick, it's easy to make.  It's elegant enough for serving guests at a special dinner; yet, great for an every day meal.  


All you need is just butter, parsley, salt and pepper to taste and a small heavy bottom skillet:

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Heavy bottom skillets, particularly cast iron skillets are heirlooms.  They literally last forever.  I've had mine well over 25 years.  

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The Recipe
Serves 2

Ingredients for small white potatoes:

  • 1 - 2 Tablespoons butter, preferably unsalted
  • 1 or more cans of small white potatoes
  • Fresh parsley (chopped) or dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Drain juice from can of small white potatoes.  Sprinkle with parsley on all sides.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.  

Melt butter in a sauce pan.  Add potatoes, turning them over until all sides are covered with butter.  Add more parsley if needed.  Cook potatoes until brown.


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What is your favorite quick side dish?


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