These salty, crispy, irresistible Baby Potatoes with Garlic Butter and Sage are a perfect side dish for any easy family weeknight or elegant guest dinner! This recipe uses small creamer potatoes, cut in halves, then seared in olive oil in a skillet and finished in a delectable buttery sauce flavored with just a little salt and ground black pepper, garlic, and sage. Delicious and so EASY to make!
Thinly slice the sage leaves. Mince the garlic.
Preheat large pan on high heat, then turn to medium, add olive oil, then potatoes cut side down. Turn heat back to high and cook for 3-5 minutes until browned crust has formed. You may need to do in 2 batches to fit all of the potatoes face-down.
Once all potatoes are seared, add them all to the pan (if seared in batches) and then add 1 tablespoon of the butter and stir to melt. Cover the pan and cook for 10 minutes on low heat.
After 10 minutes, remove the cover and test a potato with a fork to see if soft. If not, cover and cook for another 4-5 minutes. If done, add the remaining butter, minced garlic, salt, pepper, and sage. Stir to melt the butter and cook over low heat for a final five minutes. Serve and enjoy!