New Potatoes and Peas

Creamy new potatoes with tender and sweet peas are the perfect side dish for just about anything. Sautéed onion, fresh dill and scallions give an additional boost of flavor and make this dish taste like spring and summer any time of year.



3 lbs new potatoes (red or yellow small baby potatoes)

salt and ground black pepper, to taste

4 Tablespoons butter

1 small onion (or 1/2 large onion), chopped

8 oz frozen peas (petite or baby peas are my favorite)

1 Tablespoon dill and green onion, each (thinly sliced)


  1. Peel the potatoes and place in a pot, fill to the top with water. You can choose to keep the skin on the potatoes instead of peeling them. Salt to taste. Bring to a boil and cook until the potatoes are cooked through and tender in the center, about 15 minutes. Drain the potatoes. 
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt the butter and add the chopped onion. Season with salt and ground black pepper to taste. Cook for about 5 minutes, just until the onion are translucent and tender.
  3. Add the frozen peas, cooking in the skillet for 1-2 minutes, just until the peas heat through. 
  4. Add the dill and green onions, along with the cooked and drained potatoes. Mix gently to combine. Serve immediately. 

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