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boiled potatoes

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For boiled potatoes

  • red or yellow potatoes
  • salt
  • water

How To Make boiled potatoes

  • 1
    Scrub the potatoes with a clean produce brush to remove any dirt, then rinse.
  • 2
    Place the potatoes in a large saucepan or pot. Add enough cold water to cover the tops of the potatoes. Add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt to the water.
  • 3
    Turn the burner on high and bring water to boiling. Reduce heat to medium. Cover the pan with a lid and cook 30-40 minutes