New Potatoes and Pesto

Photo: James Merrell

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1 1/2 pounds new potatoes
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 cup store-bought pesto


Place the potatoes in a medium pot, cover with cold water, and bring to a boil. Add the salt, reduce heat, and simmer until tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Drain and run under cold water to cool. Cut into quarters. Serve with pesto for dipping.


November 2007