Despite the fact that in Europe, potatoes appeared relatively recently, and in Russia it was generally delivered only by Peter the Great, it is difficult to imagine a real table without this product. Now it is cooked in a large number of options: fried, boiled, but especially everyone is fond of mashed potatoes..

However, eating it “naked” quickly becomes boring. That is why a large variety of sauces began to appear, which easily enrich this incredible side dish. Properly cooked gravy can easily make even the simplest dish incredibly tasty. In this article, you will learn how you can make a variety of gravy from a wide variety of ingredients..

Mashed pork sauce with sour cream
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Ingredients amount
pork tenderloin 200 g
bow ½ pcs.
sour cream 100 g
flour 1 tea l.
water 100 ml
vegetable oil 1 tea l.
garlic 1 prong
salt and spices taste
Time for preparing: 40 minutes Calories per 100 grams: 276 Kcal

This option gravy is relatively universal, so it can easily be added not only to mashed potatoes, but also to other side dishes. Unfortunately, this recipe is used very rarely. However, when properly cooked, it will be an incredible addition to potatoes..

Recipe gravy with pork meat for mashed potatoes step by step:

  1. Pork should be cut into small pieces. Put them in a frying pan that has been heated with vegetable oil and fry for a while. When the meat changes its color, add water to the pan and wait for it to boil;
  2. Put flour, salt and spices (nutmeg, cloves, pepper and bay leaf are perfect). Mix well and wait until the pork is fully cooked;
  3. After that, you should pour sour cream and reduce the heat on the stove. During this time, chop the onion, lightly pass it and add to the meat. After that, slightly cool the gravy and add the garlic. If you wish, you can add some fresh herbs for freshness..

Beef and mushrooms gravy

This type of gravy is incredibly nourishing, therefore, along with mashed potatoes will be an excellent option for a lunch dish. Of course, this food will be quite high in calories, so many women will refuse it. However, men are not so interested in, so for them this sauce will seem incredibly tasty..

  • Beef – 500 g;
  • onions – ½ pcs .;
  • carrots – 100 g;
  • ½ sweet red pepper;
  • green pepper – ½ pcs .;
  • champignons – 200 g;
  • tomatoes – 1 pc .;
  • tomato sauce – ½ stack .;
  • water – 1 stack;
  • salt, pepper and bay leaf.

Cooking time: about 45 minutes.

Calorie: 189 Kcal.

  1. Cut the beef into fairly small pieces. Onions should also be cut. Grate the carrots, and both types of pepper should be cut into cubes;
  2. Pour the oil into the pan and put it on fire. When it is hot, put the beef. Wait until the meat oozes out. Leave it ready for twenty minutes;
  3. Cut the champignons and tomatoes into cubes. During this time, the meat will be half cooked. After that add carrots, peppers and onions. Season and stir well. After that, the pan should be covered with a lid. Stew for about 5 minutes, then add the mushrooms and tomatoes. Add tomato sauce and mix again;
  4. The next step is to add water. Put the bay leaf and simmer for another 5 minutes under the lid. After this gravy will be ready.

Tomato sauce with minced meat


This sauce will easily add to the mashed potatoes additional flavor nuances that will make this side dish very refined and satisfying. Do not skimp on fresh herbs and spices, it will make the spicy spicy and interesting..

  • minced pork – 250 g;
  • carrots – 1 pc .;
  • onions – 1 pc .;
  • garlic – 1 tooth;
  • vegetable oil – 1 table. l .;
  • tomato paste – 2 table. l .;
  • fresh green – a small bunch;
  • salt, pepper and basil.

Cooking time: half an hour.

Caloric content: 170 Kcal.

Tomato sauce from minced meat to mashed potatoes is prepared as follows:

  1. Cut onions into small cubes, and rub carrots on a coarse grater. After that, heat the pan and pour a small amount of oil into it. On it you should fry the onions until rosy color;
  2. After that, add the grated carrots and fry with onions. Now it’s time to mince (pork can be replaced with beef or chicken). Season everything well. Cover the pan with a lid and stir;
  3. During this time, you should cut the selected greens. Also at this stage, prepare the garlic, passing it through the press;
  4. When the mince is cooked, add tomato paste and mix everything well. If you want to make gravy a little more liquid, then add a little boiled water. Add garlic;
  5. Stir everything and add fresh greens. Sprinkle with a small amount of basil to add Italian notes and cook for a couple of minutes. After that the dish will be ready..

Cream sauce with chicken

This is the simplest sauce has an incredibly delicate taste. At the same time even the most inexperienced cook will be able to cook it. He even never took a knife in his hands..

  • chicken fillet – 300 g;
  • carrots – 100 g;
  • onions – ½ pcs .;
  • cream – ½ stack .;
  • water – 100 ml;
  • flour – 1 table. l .;
  • fresh green – a small bunch;
  • salt and spices: turmeric, paprika, pepper.

Cooking time: 1 hour.

Caloric content: 176 Kcal.

How to make a creamy chicken sauce to mash:

  1. Slice the chicken fillet into medium sized pieces. Grate the carrots and chop the onion in half rings; to rub морковь
  2. Put the chicken on a hot skillet and cook everything for about five minutes. Then add the carrots and onions to the meat. Season everything and cook for another five minutes; add курицу
  3. Add water and cover the pan with a lid. Simmer on low heat for twenty minutes. Add flour, mix everything and cook for another three minutes; add муку
  4. After that, it’s cream time. After adding them, bring everything to a boil, add chopped greens. Remove everything from the heat and let the meat go. It takes about 20 minutes. After that, the gravy can be served.. gravy

Hepatic gravy

If you like offal, then meat can be replaced with a wonderful liver. At the same time, such a dish will have a huge amount of various nutrients and vitamins, therefore, in addition to a delicious lunch, you will also receive benefits for the body..

  • beef liver – 300 g;
  • onions – ½ pcs .;
  • carrot – ½ pcs .;
  • water – ¾ stack;
  • vegetable oil – 1 table. l .;
  • flour – 3 table. l .;
  • salt and spices.

Cooking time: 1 hour.

Caloric content: 82 Kcal.

How to make liver sauce for mashed potatoes:

  1. Cut the liver into small enough pieces. After that, prepare the vegetables: also chop the onion finely enough, and rub the carrots;
  2. Liver should be rolled in flour before cooking. Heat the frying pan and lay out the liver. Fry it on very high heat and put in a separate pan. After that fry the vegetables;
  3. Take a pot of liver and put the onions and carrots in it. Season everything and cover with water. Put all stew until gravy begins to thicken. When the gravy is ready, remove everything from the fire..

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Pumpkin gravy to mashed potatoes with meatballs

If you have excellent burgers for dinner, then meat sauce will obviously be superfluous here. That is why a good substitute will be those made from vegetables, because they will give the dish lightness..

  • pumpkin pulp – 300 g;
  • onions – 2 pcs;
  • cream – 1 stack;
  • garlic – 2 teeth;
  • greens – a bunch.

Cooking time: 20 minutes.

Caloric content: 58 Kcal.

Vegetable sauce for mashed potatoes is prepared as follows:

  1. Put the pumpkin pulp in a blender and mash it. If not, then just use the grater, squeezing the juice. After that, chop the onion into small pieces;
  2. Heat the cream slightly and add the onions. Cook for about eight minutes, then strain through a sieve. Mix pumpkin puree with cream, then add crushed garlic. Greens should also be thoroughly ground, and then you can add to mashed potatoes.

Useful tips

Before adding meat for gravy, it will preferably be marinated. This will not only help make it softer, but will also give more flavor..

In the gravy, be sure to add flour. However, before adding it is necessary to fry a little in oil. This will help avoid lumps..

Be sure to try to cook the original sauce for mashed potatoes to diversify your usual diet. Make it quite easy, but even a simple mashed potatoes with it will become a masterpiece.