Stoved potatoes

Stoved potatoes

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(11 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 6
As the name implies, these buttery potatoes are prepared on the stove, and make a great alternative to roast spuds for your Sunday lunch

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal120
  • fat7g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs13g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre1g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.02g


  • 50g unsalted butter



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  1. Melt butter in a large frying pan with a lid. When it is foaming, add potatoes. Shake well so they are covered in butter and in a single layer. Sprinkle over a little salt.

  2. Cover and cook gently for about 30 mins, tossing the pan frequently, until the potatoes are tender. Leave them in the hot butter until ready to serve and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

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9th Jul, 2020
Tasty & very easy. My teenagers love them.
1st Aug, 2018
Keep them on the move and then they are simply lovely. I was surprised that they didn't need pre-boiling, but they really didn't.
16th Jan, 2015
A little bit of effort but what a result. Tasted fabulous.
24th Jul, 2013
Delicious..added a sprinkling of parsley and a chopped courgette. Healthy? No! Tasty? Very :)
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