There are mashed potatoes and baked potatoes and fried potatoes…and then there is an old ranch favorite known as Buttered Potatoes, a simple dish that is easy to make and very tasty with a ton of butter flavor and goodness. This is a dish that is sure to please the most picky potato head.

Ranch Style Buttered Potatoes


  • 3-4 Russet potatoes peeled and rough diced
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 tbsp green onion chopped, only the green tops
  • 1/2 stick butter


  • Place peeled and cut potatoes in a large sauce pan and cover with water. Add 1 tbsp salt. Place over medium high heat and bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and cook until potatoes are just soft. Drain completely. Add seasonings and green onion. Add butter cut into small pieces and softly fold together until all butter is melted. Add salt and pepper to taste.