There were times when nutritionists frightened their patients with an eerie calorie potato, and experts from fashion magazines called it “heavy” for the stomach food.
Fortunately, these times are long gone.
Scientists have shown that potatoes are well absorbed by the body, contain many vitamins and nutrients, give a lasting feeling of satiety and even contribute to weight loss.
This most valuable product is indispensable for the Lenten menu, suitable for people suffering from gastritis and successfully copes even with vitamin deficiency..
This vegetable is included in the children’s menu in preschool health facilities..
Now, eating our favorite potatoes, we can be sure that we eat not only tasty, but also healthy food..
It’s hard to imagine another vegetable from which to prepare such a huge amount of dishes..
She is a welcome guest at breakfast, lunch and dinner..
So, if you want to replenish your stock of recipes and want to find out how you can cook potatoes, then the following are the original options for dishes.
|Potatoes –||about 1 kg|
|Egg –||2 pcs.|
|Pepper or other spices –||taste|
|Butter –||40 grams for croquet themselves and some for greasing the pan|
|Time for preparing: 80 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 210 Kcal|
First you need to boil the potatoes and crushed to the consistency of mashed potatoes.
Then add butter, salt and spices..
Last, when the mash is already a little cool, add eggs.
The resulting mass must be transferred to a pastry bag or syringe..
If there are no special devices, the usual plastic bag will do..
Just make sure that it is strong enough and will not tear during the extrusion of the potato mass..
It remains only to grease a non-stick baking sheet or parchment paper and squeeze our croquettes onto the surface..
Approximate volume of each croquet – 1 tablespoon.
Bake in the oven for 10 minutes..
The temperature should be 180-200 degrees.
Croquettes are served hot with sour cream, and cold – with butter.
They are perfect for breakfast, snack or dinner..
If you add mushrooms to this recipe, you get the following result:
Vegetarian potato soup
For the most delicate vegetarian soup, we need:
- Peeled potatoes – 500 g.
- Boiled carrots – 1 pc.
- Cream – 500 g.
- Oil – 50 g.
- Flour – 2 tsp.
- White bread crackers – 100 g.
- Greens (onion, dill or any other).
- Salt to taste.
Potatoes dipped in water and cook until ready.
Then pour the broth into a separate container, it will still be useful to us..
Potatoes ceiling or blend with a blender.
Melt the butter and brown flour in a separate pan.
Finely chop greens, lightly salt and mash to make juice stand out.
Cut out carrot flowers or other figurines.
In a puree shift passaged flour and greens, warm cream and 200 ml of potato broth.
Put the soup on the stove and heat it, but do not boil.
Pour the finished dish into plates, add croutons and decorate with carrots.
Potato soup with mushrooms and meat
For a nourishing and delicious soup we will need:
- Potatoes – 300 g.
- Mushrooms – 200 g.
- Leek – 100 g.
- Minced meat – 200 g.
- Vegetable oil (can be replaced with water).
- Soft cheese – 100 g.
- Greens and salt.
In a saucepan pour a little more than a liter of water and put on fire.
While the water is heating up, chop the leeks, mushrooms and potatoes very finely..
First throw onions into boiling water, add mushrooms after boiling, then potatoes.
Cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes.
While the soup is boiling, fry the minced meat in vegetable oil in a separate pan.
If you are on a diet or just do not like fried, then replace the oil with water and extinguish the meat under the lid.
Add chopped cheese to the soup and stir until it melts and disperses throughout the whole volume..
The finished dish is poured into plates, then meat is added and decorated with greens..
Mushrooms or mushrooms are suitable for this soup..
Cheese fits creamy or plain processed cheese.
Perfect minced meat – 50% pork and 50% beef.
But there can also be any variations..
Changing one or more ingredients, you get the same soup, but with completely different flavors.
And in the following video you will learn the method of cooking soup based on potatoes with meatballs:
Cheese Sauce Casserole
For an unusual casserole, we need:
- Potatoes – 1 kg.
- Milk – 400 ml.
- Onion – 1 pc.
- Flour – 3 tbsp. l.
- Cheese – 200 g.
- Oil – 40 g.
- Salt, pepper to taste.
Cut potatoes into thin slices and lay out the bottom of a greased baking sheet.
On the first layer should take about 2-3 volumes of the whole potato.
Then comes the second layer of finely chopped onion..
Top lay out the remaining potatoes.
Heat the oil in a pan, fry the flour in it, add all the milk, salt and spices.
The resulting mass cook over medium heat.
Do not forget to constantly stir the sauce so as not to burn and form lumps.
The sauce should thicken.
Pour grated cheese into sauce and stir until completely melted..
It will take no more than a minute..
Pour the resulting curd on top of the potatoes and spread gently over the entire surface..
Cover the baking sheet or baking dish with foil or a special lid and place in the oven for 1 hour at 200 degrees.
In an hour, remove the foil and bake another 20 minutes..
Delicate Potato Casserole Ready!
Serve hot baked potatoes with sour cream, butter, mayonnaise or any other sauce.
Hot potato pancakes, they are also pancakes, suitable for a nourishing children’s snack.
- Potatoes – 1 kg.
- Flour – 3 tbsp. l.
- Soda – on the tip of a knife.
- Sour cream – 200 ml.
- Dill and salt to taste.
- Frying oil.
Potato grate, better than the smallest, or chop in a food processor.
Soda to extinguish in two teaspoons of sour cream, but in no case in vinegar!
Add flour, soda to potatoes.
Mix well and bake in a preheated pan until golden brown on both sides.
Salty draniki better during frying or immediately after removal from the pan.
Salt is not recommended to be added to raw potato masses in order not to release large amounts of liquid..
Ready pancakes from potatoes served with sour cream, dill, fried onions.
There are many recipes for pancakes, most of them contain eggs and onions.
But Belarusians prefer to cook a national dish without these additives, so as not to interrupt the delicious taste of their favorite potatoes..
And how to cook pancakes in Russia?
Find out in the video:
Potato donuts with honey
For this original dessert we need:
- Potatoes – 300 g.
- Fresh yeast – 10 g.
- Flour – 250 g.
- Vegetable oil for frying.
- Salt to taste.
- Honey (preferably lime) for watering.
Boil the potatoes in the peel, cool, peel and crush.
Dissolve the yeast in ½ cup lukewarm water.
Add potatoes, yeast and salt to flour.
Knead the dough well until it is soft enough and flexible and no longer sticks to the hands..
If necessary, with kneading, add a little warm water..
Cover the dough with a lid or foil and put in a warm place for two hours.
Pour oil into a deep thick-walled frying pan, a layer of approximately 1 cm.
Make wet bagels with wet hands and fry for 3 minutes in oil.
It is important that the fire is medium, do not overheat the pan, otherwise donuts donuts will not rise and bake, as follows.
Ready donuts spread on a paper towel, folded in 4 layers.
So paper will absorb excess oil better and they will not be greasy..
Serve potato donuts to tea, water them abundantly with honey or sugar syrup.
Here is a tiny part of what can be cooked from potatoes.
We brought simple recipes that even a novice cook can handle..
We hope you will like them and will push for further culinary feats..
Be creative, experiment with ingredients, unleash your imagination, combine incongruous!
And potatoes – the faithful assistant in the kitchen – will never let you down.
And now, especially for students who do not have the time and money, very hearty and tasty sandwiches with potatoes: