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Spring Peas and Potatoes

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 18-24 small new potatoes
  • 1-2 cups shelled garden peas
  • 3 Tbsp butter
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 1 cup whole milk


  • Place a steamer basket in a pot with water.
  • Steam the potatoes for 12-15 minutes depending on the size of the potato (the potatoes I found were maybe ping pong ball size).
  • Add the shelled, rinsed peas and steam for an additional 3-5 minutes.
  • Drain the peas and potatoes.
  • Cut the potatoes into bite size pieces.
  • Put the potatoes in a pot with several tablespoons of butter and add salt and pepper.
  • Cook for several minutes.
  • Add peas and cover with milk (I used about 1 cup of whole milk).
  • Cook on low for maybe 5-8 minutes.
  • Dish and serve.


We like to add a little fresh pepper, but garnish yours with whatever herbs or spices work for you.