Every day, millions of housewives try to cook interesting dishes for their family. With the development of the Internet, this task has become much easier. The network allows you to find new recipes with available ingredients. However, nothing can so warm the soul, like old and familiar dishes, the recipes of which were handed down to us from generation to generation. One of these dishes include stewed potatoes with meat. Many with this dish come up with warm memories of a grandmother's house and hot, tasty potatoes, which seem to melt in your mouth.
However, despite the antiquity of this dish, there are many secrets and recipes for its preparation. Each housewife has her own tricks that allow her to cook the most delicious stew potatoes with meat. In this article, we present several tricks and tips that will allow novice cooks to learn the features of this dish.
Stewed potatoes with meat. Preparing Products
Potato stew with meat involves the use of any kind of meat, ranging from dietary varieties, chicken, rabbit, and ending with fatty pork. Also great importance is given to greenery. Since the autumn our grandmothers have been preparing all sorts of dried herbs, which allowed them to enrich the taste of potatoes. Experiment, try stewing potatoes with beef, pork and tender chicken fillet.
Recipes for stewed potatoes with meat
Recipe 1: Potato stew with meat in sour cream
You can cook dinner according to the described recipe in just one hour. When buying potatoes, ask the seller, what kind of potato is better to use for stewing. Meat can also be used at its discretion, which at the moment you will find in the refrigerator.
• sour cream - 200 ml;
• meat - 600 g;
• carrots - 1 pc .;
• onions - 1 pc .; • potatoes - 1 kg;
• mustard - 1 tsp;
• basil, bay leaf, salt and pepper.
Let's start with the preparation of ingredients. Peel vegetables. Carrot is better to grate on a coarse grater. Onions finely chopped. Meat is divided into portions. Peel the potatoes and cut them into middle sticks.
So, in a hot skillet, fry onions, carrots and meat pieces. Next, the dish is cooked in a saucepan. Pour there sour cream, spread roasted vegetables with meat, the above spices. You can add potatoes. Pour water. The liquid should cover the meat with two fingers. After boiling, you can reduce the heat. Stew until full cooking potatoes with meat. At the very end, salt and sprinkle with chopped parsley and other herbs.
Recipe 2: Stewed Potatoes with Meat (in the oven)
Most of the recipes adhere to stewing potatoes with meat in a saucepan on the stove, but sometimes it is easier to send the dish to the oven, and free time is given to other important concerns. Please note that the cooking method will in no way impair the taste of the food.
• potatoes - 1 kg;
• pork - 600 g;
• onions - 2 pcs .;
• fat for frying - 100 g;
• pepper and salt;
• flour - 2 tbsp. l
Before you send the ingredients in the oven, they should be fried. Meat cut into large pieces. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the pork a little. In the vessel in which you plan to send the dish to the oven, place the prepared ingredients - roasted meat. Potatoes should be cut into large pieces, and they should also be slightly fried in vegetable oil. We also send potatoes to a vessel for meat. Next, the bacon is cut into pieces, and all of it is melted in a frying pan. Remove the cooked cracklings in a plate, and in the accumulated fat, fry the onions with carrots. Vegetables put in a plate with cracklings. Add spices to them, mix well and send to the rest of the ingredients. It remains to fry the flour. To do this, put the flour on a dry frying pan and fry until the color darkens. Then add 400 ml of water. Stir. The resulting sauce pour meat with potatoes. If the resulting sauce is not enough, you can add some more water, the liquid should completely cover the potatoes. The dish is cooked in the oven 1 - 1.5. Fifteen minutes before readiness, the potatoes must be salted and you can add two leaves of bay leaf.
Recipe 3: Stewed Potatoes with Meat (in a Multicooker)
If you have a multicooker at home, be sure to use this device when cooking stew potatoes. It is delicious and very helpful!
• beef - 500 g;
• potatoes - 700 g;
• carrots - 1 pc .;
• onions - 2 pcs .;
• bay leaf - 2 pcs .;
• vegetable oil - 3 tbsp. l .;
• dried herbs - parsley, basil, etc.
The cooking process should begin with cutting the meat into small pieces. We clean the vegetables, then we cut the potatoes into middle sticks, the carrots are grated, and the onion is finely shredded. When the ingredients are ready, you can set the “Frying” mode to 15 minutes. Add a little vegetable oil to the bowl and leave the oil with the lid closed for 10 minutes. Next, lay out the carrots and onions, fry for the next 5 minutes.
It remains to send dried herbs and chopped potatoes to the bowl. Add water, 500 ml. We select the mode "Quenching" for 2 hours. Immediately after shutdown, we send bay leaf to the dish. You can give the potatoes a little later. To do this, set the “Heating” mode for 15 minutes. Fast, easy and tasty!
Recipe 4: Potato stew with chicken in pots
To achieve that same grandmother's taste of stewed potatoes is real if you try to cook the dish in clay pots.
• potatoes - 500 g;
• chicken - 500 g;
• carrots - 1 pc .; • greenery;
• onions - 1 pc .;
• vegetable oil.
An interesting way to cook stew potatoes. By the way, chicken meat can be replaced by pork and even beef. Begin to prepare all the components. Chicken fillet and peeled potatoes cut into small pieces, chop the onions, rub the carrots on a grater.
In vegetable oil lightly fry the meat with onions. After putting them on the pots. The next is carrot, it is also worth separately fry in oil, lay it on top of the meat. Potatoes are put in pots as follows. Salt, add some spices, pour the water into the pots and send them to the oven. Stew for about 1 hour, carefully remove the pots and sprinkle some greens into the dish. Again tightly cover the lid and simmer the potatoes with meat for about half an hour. It's simple!
Stewed potatoes with meat - secrets and tips from the best chefs
1. Pay attention, regardless of the cooking method, the slow cooker or oven, potatoes and meat should be fried a little and only then the main process of cooking should continue.
2. To speed up the cooking time, cut the meat and potatoes into smaller pieces.
3. Water can be replaced with broth, which guarantees a richer taste.
4. Indispensable seasoning and spices for stewed potatoes with meat - bay leaf and black pepper.
5. If you want to achieve a more delicate taste, add a little tomato frying in the dish.
6. If the meat sticks to the pan during frying, add a little water and continue cooking the meat over low heat.
7. It is possible to fry the ingredients both in butter, and in vegetable oil, and in lard.