It's a buttery starch but it's brightened with lemon and fresh herbs. Really pleasant, these potatoes. For me, sides should be easy and not require too much prep nor attention during cooking. These fit the bill.
Butter Poached Potatoes + Lemon + Thyme
1 lb potatoes, in large pieces
1 tablespoon butter
1.5 cups stock, chicken or vegetable
4 thyme sprigs
2 garlic cloves, smashed
lemon juice, to taste
s + p, to taste
In a covered saucepan, simmer potatoes, butter, stock, thyme and garlic until potatoes are soft, about 25 minutes. Uncover, remove from heat. Season with lemon juice, salt and pepper. Serve warm.