New Potatoes with Basil

New Potatoes with Basil

New Potatoes

  • 1 1/2 pounds small red-skinned potatoes
  • 2 T butter
  • 4 T finely chopped Fresh Basil
  • 2 small onions or shallots
  • 2 cloves of fresh or dried garlic, minced

Pierce potatoes in several places with a fork. Melt butter in a heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until potatoes are almost tender, shaking skillet occasionally, about 25 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons basil, shallots and garlic. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook until potatoes are golden brown and very tender, shaking skillet occasionally, about 10 minutes longer. Season with additional salt and pepper. Transfer to bowl. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons basil.

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