Creamy, tender and full of flavour…New potatoes are the ultimate comfort food.
This recipe only contains four ingredients, with Maldon Garlic Sea Salt being the star of the show for this dish. The delicious blend of sea salt flakes with wild and roasted garlic elevates the humble potato to new heights, giving a fragrant taste that compliments the new potatoes.
What are new potatoes?
A new potato is basically an immature potato that is dug up before it reaches full size. As a result, the tend to have a sweeter taste and loose skins which can be gently rubbed off before being boiled or cooked. The flex is waxier than other potatoes, which is why many use new potatoes in salads when cold, and paired with butter when warmed up.
The best variety of new potatoes are ‘charlottes’. They offer a great blight and are generally resistant to scabbing.
What can you eat with new potatoes?
How to make New Potatoes with Garlic Salt
- Place your new potatoes in a large pan of water so they are submerged. Put this onto the heat and bring to the boil. Allow the potatoes to cook for 5 – 8 minutes in the water, until they are just tender and you can insert a knife easily.
- Drain the potatoes and allow to steam dry for a couple of minutes.
- Tip into your favourite serving bowl and toss with the olive oil, Maldon Garlic Sea Salt and cracked black pepper.
- Serve whilst still warm.