Pesto potatoes

This quick and easy pesto potato recipe is a great example of how to liven up new potatoes. If you have the time, you can also make your own pesto.

Side | Serves 6 | 20 minutes

INGREDIENTS


600g of new potatoes, peeled and halved

20g of butter

2 tbsp of green pesto

1 tbsp of basil leaves, torn

1 tbsp of parsley, torn

salt

1 pinch of black pepper


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METHOD


Place the potatoes in a pan of cold water with 2 pinches of salt and bring to the boil

  • salt

  • 600g of new potatoes, peeled and halved

Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 - 12 minutes until the potatoes are tender. Drain and leave in the colander for a few minutes so the steam can escape


Return the potatoes to the pan with the pesto, butter, salt and pepper and mix to coat. Stir through the basil and parsley and serve

  • 20g of butter

  • 2 tbsp of green pesto

  • 1 pinch of black pepper

  • 1 tbsp of basil leaves, torn

  • 1 tbsp of parsley, torn

  • salt

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