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New Potatoes and Pesto

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  • 1 1/2 pounds new potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup store-bought pesto


  1. Place the potatoes in a medium pot, cover with cold water, and bring to a boil. Add 1 teaspoon kosher salt, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Drain and run under cold water to cool.
  2. Cut into quarters. Serve with pesto for dipping.
November, 2007

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 286
  • Fat 19g
  • Sat Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 378mg
  • Protein 10g
  • Carbohydrate 21g
  • Sugar 1.5g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 96.5mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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