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Ukrainian Dill Potatoes

Enjoy our 5 ingredient Ukrainian Dill Potatoes recipe that is naturally gluten free and very simple to make.

These scrumptious potatoes are tossed in a savoury garlic dill sauce, perfect being served as a side dish to any gluten free dinner recipe.

Dill Potatoes Ukrainian Side Dish

Ukrainian Dill Potatoes

Ukrainian Dill Potatoes, a vegan and gluten free recipe perfect for every dinner menu or potluck. These are the easiest to make and bursting full of flavour!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 2 pounds small potatoes
  • sea salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted – vegan optional
  • 3 medium garlic cloves crushed or grated
  • ½ cup fresh dill finely chopped


  • If your potatoes are about an inch in diameter, leave them whole, larger cut them into 1-inch chunks, making sure all the potatoes are roughly the same size
  • Place the potatoes in a large pot and add enough water to cover by about 2 inches
  • Season with about 2 teaspoons of salt, cover tightly with a lid, and bring to a boil
  • Reduce the heat to low and simmer with the lid ajar until the potatoes can be pierced easily with a knife, 12 to 15 minutes
  • In a small bowl, stir together the oil and garlic
  • Drain the potatoes and return to the pot
  • Add the garlic oil and dill
  • Gently toss to combine
  • Taste and season with more salt, if needed

We love to have these Garlic dill potatoes on the side of this Classic Roast Chicken Recipe. It is a simple, easy to make potatoe side dish recipe that is a staple at every dinner.

Should you peel the potatoes before boiling? This is entirely a preference step and depends on the potatoes being used. A thin fleshed potato will do fine with the skin left on, whereas a rustic style, thick skinned potato will benefit from being peeled before boiling.

What can you do when you have too much fresh dill? Make this recipe for a large crowd. Use any available potatoe options and increase the ingredients volume as needed. The dill garlic sauce is where all the flavours dance.

Is there a gluten free sunflower oil? Yes, there is! A great gluten free sunflower oil for cooking is Maison Orphee Organic Sunflower Oil. Every week, Maison Orphee presses Canadian-grown sunflower seeds using a small screw press. Fresh and mild, this oil works well as a finishing touch or in baking.

Originally posted Ukrainian Dill Potatoes recipe used 1/4 cup of sunflower oil instead of butter. Adjustments were made to use butter for ingredients availability.

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4 Responses

  1. 5 stars
    Thanks for sharing this amazing recipe. My family loved it. Will be sharing this recipe with my friends. They will like it!

  2. 5 stars
    I used Idaho baking potatoes, cut in small pieces and put directly into crock pot. Tossed potatoes with remaining ingredients and added a little olive oil for moisture. Cooked until tender and the potatoes didn’t fall apart. Will definitely make again.

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