Garlic Dill New Potatoes Recipe

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Quick and easy potatoes, simple to make with just a few ingredients. You’ll love the taste of these potatoes with a hint of garlic and dill. It’s a great side dish for just about any meal. You can even prepare them a day or two ahead and heat and serve when needed.



  • 1 to 2 – pounds of New Red Potatoes
  • 1/2 – Stick of Butter…the real stuff.
  • 2 – cloves of Garlic
  • 1/2 – teaspoon of Salt
  • 1/2 – teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 1/2 – teaspoon of Celery Seed
  • 4 to 5 sprigs of Fresh Dill (or about 1/2 teaspoon of Dried Dill)


  1. Wash and scrub your new potatoes until clean.
  2. Place potatoes in a large sauce pot and cover with water.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  4. Reduce heat to medium and cook until tender but not mushy.
  5. When potatoes are done, pour into a colander to drain the liquid.
  6. Cut the potatoes in half, then into wedges. Larger potatoes should be cut into about 6 wedges.
  7. Finely chop the garlic cloves.
  8. In a small saucepan, on medium heat, add the butter and let it slowly melt.
  9. Add the minced garlic. You only want the garlic slightly toasted so don’t let it burn.
  10. Strip about 4-5 sprigs of the fresh dill and place leaves in the butter and garlic mixture.
  11. Add the salt, black pepper and the celery seed. Stir until the garlic is lightly toasted and remove from heat.
  12. Place potato wedges into a serving bowl and then pour the melted butter, garlic and seasonings on top.
  13. Gently stir and toss the wedges until each potato section is coated with the butter mixture.
  14. Serve immediately while still warm.

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