Buttered Dill Potatoes

Potatoes are steamed until tender then lightly tossed in butter and fresh dill to create this fast and easy side dish recipe.

buttered dill potatoes

This easy potato recipe is the recipe of my childhood. My mom would make these buttered dill potatoes at least once a week.

Slicing Potatoes for Side Dish

Steamed potatoes tossed lightly with butter, dill, salt, and pepper – it really doesn’t get any easier or tastier than that.

Steaming Potatoes

While you can certainly boil the potatoes, I like to steam them to lock in as many nutrients as possible. If you’re looking for a cheap steamer insert, I’ve used this one for years.

Creamy Little Company Potato baby potatoes are halved, steamed then tossed lightly in butter, fresh dill, salt and pepper. It’s as easy and as delicious as it sounds.

Serve with roasted chicken, meatloaf, baked salmon, pot roast – you name it! These potatoes are versatile, comforting and always a family favorite.

Your fork is waiting.

buttered dill potatoes

Buttered Dill Potatoes

4.75 stars average
Potatoes are steamed until tender then lightly tossed in butter and fresh dill to create this fast and easy side dish recipe.
PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 20 minutes
TOTAL: 30 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 16 Blushing Belle or other Little Potato Company Variety (halved)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • Fill a large pot with about 3 inches of water and place a steamer insert in the bottom of the pan. Bring to a boil.
  • Place halved potatoes on top of the steamer insert and cover pot with a lid. Steam potatoes until fork tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Remove steamed potatoes from the pot, drain water and remove steamer insert. Return potatoes to the warm pot and add butter, dill, salt and pepper. Toss to coat until butter is melted then serve warm.


Calories: 153kcalCarbohydrates: 14.9gProtein: 2.3gFat: 5.6gSaturated Fat: 3.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 303mgFiber: 3.2gSugar: 0g

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19 thoughts on “Buttered Dill Potatoes”

  1. The combination of potatoes and the butter and dill is just perfect. I love how simple it is but full of flavor. I am going to be making these ASAP for my family!

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