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Microwave Parsley Potatoes

This easy Microwave Parsley Potatoes are a wonderful side dish!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, southern
Keyword: easy recipe, microwave potatoes, microwave recipe, parsley potatoes
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 4 to 6 medium potatoes peeled or unpeeled and quartered (can use any kind of potato)
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup of butter or 4 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon of dried parsley flakes can use more
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  • Place potatoes and water in a microwave safe bowl or casserole dish and cover.  Microwave on high until potatoes are tender when stuck with a fork.  It should take about 12 minutes and you should stir after half the time.
  • Remove potatoes, drain and set aside.  Microwave butter until melted and then stir in parsley flakes, salt and pepper.  Pour over cooked potatoes and toss.  Makes 4 to 6 servings.