Boiled Buttered Potatoes

2
Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

These simple potatoes were always a staple in our house. Mama made them frequently. She would serve them as a side dish with pinto beans, green beans, peas or corn. They are delicious with a little pepper sauce sprinkled over them or topped with shredded cheddar cheese.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 6
    large russet potatoes- about 7 cups cut in chunks
  • 8 c
    water to cover
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 stick
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper, coarse ground (optional)

How to Make Boiled Buttered Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  1. Wash and peel potatoes. Cut into chunks (about 1-inch) and rinse.
    Place in large sauce pan and cover with water. Add 1 tsp salt. Bring to a boil and cook until tender-approximately 20-25 minutes.
  2. When done, drain potatoes, leaving about 1/2 cup liquid (water) in them. Add 1 stick of butter or margarine; heat until melted. Occasionally, stir gently, being careful not to mash potatoes into mush. Remove from heat.
  3. Gently, stir in 1/2 tsp salt or more to taste. Sprinkle black pepper over top, if desired.

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About Boiled Buttered Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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