New Potatoes with Basil
- 1 1/2 pounds small red-skinned potatoes
- 2 T butter
- 4 T finely chopped Fresh Basil
- 2 small onions or shallots
- 2 cloves of fresh or dried garlic, minced
Pierce potatoes in several places with a fork. Melt butter in a heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook until potatoes are almost tender, shaking skillet occasionally, about 25 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons basil, shallots and garlic. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook until potatoes are golden brown and very tender, shaking skillet occasionally, about 10 minutes longer. Season with additional salt and pepper. Transfer to bowl. Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons basil.