New Potatoes & Ham in Browned Butter

New Potatoes and Ham in Browned Butter
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Asparagus adds wonderful flavor and color to this potato and ham dish.
30 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
6 servings


1 tablespoon
Land O Lakes® Butter
1 pound (about 4 cups)
small new red potatoes, washed, quartered
6 tablespoons
1/2 teaspoon
1 1/2 pounds
fresh asparagus, cleaned, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
3/4 pound slice (2 cups)
deli honey ham, cubed 3/4-inch
1/3 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
1/4 cup
chopped fresh chives
1/4 teaspoon
lemon & pepper seasoning, if desired


  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in 12-inch nonstick skillet until sizzling; add potatoes. Cook over medium-high heat 5-7 minutes or until potatoes are starting to brown.
  2. Add 4 tablespoons water and salt. Cover; cook over low heat 7 minutes.
  3. Add remaining 2 tablespoons water, asparagus and garlic. Cover; continue cooking 5-6 minutes or until potatoes and asparagus are crisply tender. Stir in ham; continue cooking 2 minutes or until heated through.
  4. Melt 1/3 cup butter in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat. Continue cooking, stirring constantly and watching closely, 3-4 minutes or until butter foams and just begins to turn golden brown. Immediately remove from heat.
  5. Pour browned butter over potatoes; stir to coat. Place potato mixture into serving bowl. Sprinkle with chives and seasoning, if desired. Serve immediately.

Recipe Tips

- Potatoes should be 1 1/2 to 2 inches in diameter.

- To prepare asparagus, break off each woody end; discard. Wash thoroughly before cooking.

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