How to Make Boiled Potatoes
- Scrub the potatoes with a clean produce brush to remove any dirt, then rinse.
- 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.
- 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