A white bowl full of halved red potatoes tossed with fresh dill, sauteed onions, and cream.

Creamy Dill Potatoes Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


This is my favorite potato recipe of all time. It’s creamy and comforting and has A LOT of dill for a delicious fresh flavor.


Units Scale
  • 2 lbs. small potatoes
  • 2 tsp. plus 1/4 tsp. salt, divided
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup of fresh dill fronds, chopped (approx. 1 oz. package of fresh dill)


  1. Wash the potatoes and then cut any larger ones in half.
  2. Put the potatoes in a medium saucepan and just cover with cold water. Add 2 teaspoons of the salt and stir.
  3. Partially cover the pot and bring to a simmer over high heat.
  4. Uncover and reduce heat to low. Stir.
  5. Simmer the potatoes until the are fork tender, 5-8 minutes. Drain.
  6. While potatoes cook, in a large skillet melt the butter over medium-low heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, 3-5 minutes.
  7. Add the whipping cream, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon of salt, and the pepper. Stir.
  8. Increase the heat to medium and bring the cream up to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce the heat to low and add the dill.
  9. Add the drained potatoes to the skillet. Use a large spoon to turn them over in the cream sauce, coating them.
  10. Gently stir them in the sauce over low heat for 1 minute. Serve.

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