Boiled Potatoes with Sage Butter
© Christina Holmes

Boiled Potatoes with Sage Butter

  • ACTIVE: 30 MIN

Sage lovers will adore this recipe, which is superb for breakfast or brunch, especially with a side of eggs.


  1. 1 pound small, round new potatoes
  2. 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  3. 1/4 cup small sage leaves
  4. 1/2 pound breakfast sausage links
  5. 2 scallions, thinly sliced, plus more for garnish
  6. Kosher salt
  7. Freshly ground pepper
  1. In a large saucepan of boiling water, cook the potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and halve the potatoes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, melt the butter. Add the sage and cook over moderate heat, stirring, for 2 minutes. Pour all but 1 tablespoon of the sage butter into a small bowl. Add the sausages to the skillet and cook over moderate heat until golden and cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes; transfer to a platter.
  3. Wipe out the skillet with a paper towel. Add the reserved 3 tablespoons of sage butter to the skillet. Add the scallions and cook over moderate heat, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add the potatoes, season with salt and pepper and stir until warmed through. Top the sausages with the potatoes, garnish with scallions and serve.