Red Potatoes With Butter and Chives

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Papa D 1946-2012

A homemade side that I have been making for years. This will go with almost any main dish.

Top Review by JackieOhNo

Simple, easy and delicious - what more could you ask for? I steamed 24 oz. of miniature red potatoes in the microwave, then tossed in a bowl with 3 T. butter and plenty of chives. Made a wonderful side dish that was very flavorful. Made in memory of Papa D.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 -2 lb red potatoes, rinsed, skin on
  • 3 -4 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • fresh chives, minced
  • salt and pepper


  1. Bring a 2 quart sauce pot half full of water to a boil.
  2. While water is coming to a boil dice potatoes to 1/4 inch cubes.
  3. Add cubed potatoes to boiling water and cook on a slow boil until just fork tender (still firm).
  4. Drain in a colander and return potatoes to pot.
  5. Add butter cubes and gently stir until butter has melted.
  6. Stir in minced chives and season to taste with salt and pepper.

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