New Potatoes & Ham in Browned Butter
30 min
30 min


1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1 pound (about 4 cups) small new red potatoes, washed, quartered

6 tablespoons water

1/2 teaspoon salt

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

How to make

  1. STEP 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. STEP 2

    Add 4 tablespoons water and salt. Cover; cook over low heat 7 minutes.

  3. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 5

    Pour browned butter over potatoes; stir to coat. Place potato mixture into serving bowl. Sprinkle with chives and seasoning, if desired. Serve immediately.

Tip #1

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

Tip #2

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

Tip #3

Read more about this recipe on Recipe Buzz® Blog.


14Fat (mg)
55Cholesterol (mg)
850Sodium (mg)
18Carbohydrates (g)
4Dietary Fiber
14Protein (g)


Explore reviews from
our online community

Tried this recipe? Instagram it!
And don't forget to tag us @landolakesktchn.

More Recipes To Make

  • Ham Recipes

    Ham Recipes

    Cooked ham is an easy way to add flavor to weeknight dishes and after Easter you're bound to have an abundance of leftover ham! We've rounded up some our best whole ham recipes and our favorite ways to use the leftovers. 

    See Recipes

  • Browned Butter Recipes
    Browned Butter Cashew Shortbread Cookies Image

    Browned Butter Recipes

    Browning the butter brings out the flavor.  Try it in one of these recipes.

    See Recipes

  • Asparagus Recipes
    Asparagus Recipes

    Asparagus Recipes

    From fritattas to pastas, these simple recipes make the most of fresh asparagus.

    See Recipes

  • Spring Dinner Ideas

    Spring Dinner Ideas

    It’s spring and time to seek out lighter, brighter, peppier flavors. Let’s get reacquainted with the spring veggies we miss so much during the winter and put some zing into our dinnertime favorites.

    See Recipes

Featured In

Asparagus Recipes  


Asparagus Recipes

From fritattas to pastas, these simple recipes make the most of fresh asparagus.

See Recipes