You are here: Home » Recipes » Red-Skinned Potatoes with Herbs Red-Skinned Potatoes with Herbs Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 4 to 6 servings These cheesy herb potatoes make a wonderful side dish for any meat entree. PrintEmail Ingredients 6 cups unpeeled red potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces1 tablespoon fresh thyme3 tablespoons chopped fresh sweet basil -- Salt to taste4 ounces cream cheese1 1/4 cups (5-ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese1/2 cup half-and-half1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper Instructions Place the potatoes in a 3-quart saucepan. Add enough water to almost cover. Add the thyme, basil and salt to taste. Simmer, covered, until tender, stirring occasionally Drain, being careful to retain the herbs. Heat over low heat for 1 to 2 minutes to dry the potatoes, shaking the saucepan constantly. Add the cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, half-and-half, 1/2 teaspoon salt and the pepper. Heat until the cheeses melt, stirring constantly. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Wilmington’s Seaboard to Sideboard Entertains (the Junior League of Wilmington, North Carolina, 2011).