Herbed New Potatoes

Smaller spring potatoes, also known as new potatoes, tend to be sweeter, making this an ideal time of year to try a variety other than America's beloved Russet (otherwise known as the Idaho potato). Our Herbed New Potatoes is a side that's both simple and elegant.

Nutritional Bonus: Potatoes are definitely not empty calories. In fact, they’re a good source of vitamins B6 and C, as well as potassium, an essential mineral that helps regulate heart function, blood pressure and nerve and muscle activity. Enjoy a 4-ounce serving of potatoes today for 12% of your potassium intake!

Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
20 min


  • 1 lb small potatoes (red, white or a combination), halved
  • 2 tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
  • 6 chives, chopped
  • 4 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp fine sea salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper


  1. Fill a pot with 1 inch of water and fit with a steamer basket. Place potatoes in steamer basket and bring water to a boil over high heat. Cover and cook until potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Transfer potatoes to a large bowl. Add parsley, chives, oil, salt and pepper and toss gently. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 4 oz potatoes
  • Calories 140
  • Carbohydrate Content 20 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 4.5 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 130 mg
  • Sugar Content 0 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g