It’s called the “poor man’s stew” and it’s absolutely delicious: basically
it’s the recipe for bourguignon … without beef! with the potatoes instead.
In the past even the poor had an onion,, potatoes, so we could make a dish that “held well to the body.
You brown the onions, you add the potatoes cut in 4 (in 8 if very large), you wet with a little water, a pinch of salt, a nice bouquet garni and let simmer until the potatoes are cooked, preferably in a cast iron casserole dish.
We can add sliced carrots, or whatever comes to hand … That’s not luxury but it’s good, entrusted me with a gourmet elf …
° 6 medium potatoes
° 1 large onion
° 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
° 4 tablespoons of tomato sauce
° 2 Frankfurt sausages
° Salt, pepper
Peel the potatoes then cut them into small cubes.
In a frying pan, pour two tablespoons of vegetable oil and put the diced potatoes in it.
Peel a large onion then cut it into small cubes.
Pour the small cubes of onions over the potatoes and cook over low heat until the onions begin to brown very lightly. Be careful to mix often so that it does not stick to the bottom: there is little oil …
Cut the Frankfurt sausages into small rounds. Here, not eating meat, I chose smoked vegetable sausages that are reminiscent of Frankfurt sausages.
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Pour the slices into the pan with 4 tablespoons full of tomato pulp (or a medium tomato peeled and cut into small cubes).
Pour water up to the ingredients and raise the heat slightly. Salt to taste.
Cook, watching regularly and turning the preparation until the potatoes are tender and the water has evaporated. Serve hot sprinkle with freshly ground pepper at the last moment so that it keeps its flavors. It is a hearty dish, invigorating to calm a hunger but not heavy at all because there is little fat.