Saturday, 24 August 2013

Mashed Potatoes and Gravy


Mashed potatoes:
6 Large Irish Potatoes
1 Tablespoon of Margarine
1/2 cup of Milk
Salt to taste

1.) Skin the potatoes and cut into 2 equal halves lengthwise.
2.) Wash potato halves and put in a pot. Add water and salt and boil.
3.) After 15 minutes, check the potatoes. Boil some more if they're not done yet.
4.) When they are done (very tender), strain the water and return to the pot.
5.) Return the pot to the stove and heat some more to drain all the moisture.
6.) Put off the stove and mash the potatoes with a potato masher.
(Be sure to work fast while the potatoes are still hot).
7.) Add the margarine and mash some more.
8.) Add the milk and this time, use a whisk to mix.
9.) Taste for salt and add more if necessary.

Gravy:
1/2 can chicken broth
Knorr Cube
Salt
All purpose flour

1.) Bring the chicken broth to a boil over a small saucepan
2.) Add knorr and salt to taste.
3.) Sift the floor with a small sieve and mix with small water.
4.) Add to the saucepan a little at a time till it thickens but not too thick.
5.) Serve over mashed potatoes.

Sautéed green beans:
Green beans
1 teaspoon margarine
Salt and pepper

1.) Add the margarine to a frying pan
2.) Add the onions and green beans. Stir until the beans are a little tender.
3.) Add salt and pepper to taste.

Grilled Steak:
2 pieces of steak
Salt
Pepper
Steak seasoning.

1.) Wash the steak and add all the seasonings.
2.) Cover with cling film and let sit for 30mins-1hour
3.) Oil a grill and place steak.
4.) Grill each side for like 5 minutes or to your desired tenderness.

ENJOY!!!

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