Butter Dill New Potatoes

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Bursting with flavor from tender new potatoes, aromatic dill, and creamy butter, this dish is sure to become a family favorite. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply craving a comforting accompaniment, these butter dill new potatoes are the perfect choice.

butter dill new potatoes

This is one of those simple side dishes that you can just throw together. If you’re on the hunt for a side dish that’s as easygoing as it is delicious, you’ve stumbled upon the perfect recipe. Picture this: tender new potatoes, cozying up in a skillet with buttery goodness and a hint of fresh dill. These butter dill new potatoes are like a warm hug for your taste buds, guaranteed to make any meal feel like a comforting embrace.

We’re keeping it real with this recipe, folks. Think of those earthy new potatoes, freshly plucked from the soil, still sporting a bit of dirt as a badge of honor. And don’t even get us started on that fragrant dill, snipped straight from the herb garden. It’s farm-to-table dining at its finest, with a dash of rustic charm thrown in for good measure.

What You’ll Need:

ingredients for butter dill new potatoes


  • new potatoes
  • salt
  • dill
  • butter or margarine.

Go with whatever you have in your fridge here and don’t fret over it.

If you don’t like dill, just toss in an herb you like in its place!

How to Make Butter Dill New Potatoes:

wash and quarter potatoes

Wash and quarter your potatoes

boil new potatoes

Place them in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil.

once fork tender, strain

Once your potatoes are fork tender (can be easily pierced with a fork) drain them.

Here’s an option for a large over-the-sink strainer that will for sure hold all your potatoes! 

place stick of butter in microwave safe bowl

Place your stick of butter or margarine in a microwave safe dish. Add a teaspoon of salt and add a teaspoon of dill.

Now we’re gonna microwave that just until the butter is melted. Stir that up a bit.

pour butter over potatoes

Pour the sauce over your potatoes.

stir potatoes

Stir to combine!

serve butter dill new potatoes

Now you can serve your butter dill new potatoes from the pot or pour back into your bowl to serve!



Try serving them with pork chops and fried corn.

butter dill new potatoes

Butter Dill New Potatoes


  • About 3 pounds new potatoes 5-6 cups cubed
  • 1 stick butter or margarine whichever you have on hand
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Dill


  • Wash and quarter potatoes, place in a pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook until fork tender. Drain.
  • In microwave safe dish, place butter, salt, and dill. Microwave just until butter is melted. Stir. Pour over drained potatoes. Stir to coat well. Serve warm.
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  1. I’ve used this easy recipe many times over the years since you first posted it. I love how simple and versatile it is.

  2. My youngest daughter had a severe eating disorder
    that had us in and out of hospitals and doctors appointments for 2 years…our lives were turned upside down trying to work,support her thru this terrible illness, and be there for our other daughter! Now, they will both be in college this year…letting go of the youngest after all we have been thru, hoping she can make it on her own……..been crying for weeks…HATE the thought of being an empty nester…..!

  3. Sounds divine. i just got a 3 pound bag of new red potatoes at Aldi’s for 99 cents as a one of their special buys. in fact I got 2 for that price and put them in the fridge crisper drawer with paper towels between the layers. That’s a trick my mom taught me years ago and it sure does make them last longer

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