- 1 1/2 pounds small new potatoes
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs (such as parsley, basil, or tarragon)
- kosher salt and black pepper
- Steam the potatoes in 1 inch of water until tender, 12 to 15 minutes; drain. Toss with the butter, herbs, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.