Peasant’s pot is a delicious one-pot dish, which will be a great idea for a dinner. Best of all, there is no single, strict recipe for this dish – you can actually throw everything you want into the peasant’s pot that you just have in the fridge. Do you have too many potatoes and they will be spoil soon? Do you have excess carrots? Was the meat from yesterday unused? No problem – welcome to my peasant’s pot recipe.
Ingredients for peasant’s pot: mushrooms, carrot, sausage, potatoes, garlic, dill, onion, paprika, vegetable broth, cut tomatoes, oil and spices – salt, pepper, basil, thyme, oregano, curry, smoked bell pepper, dried garlic, allspice and bay leaf.
🔪 Instructions Step-by-Step
I peel, wash and cut the onion into small pieces.
I peel and chop garlic. You can use a garlic squeezer, I didn’t want to take out my one and get it dirty for three cloves.
I heat up the oil in the empty pot.
Onions and garlic land on hot oil.
I fry a minute or two to slightly brown and soften the onions. I mix it all the time.
I wash, process and cut the peppers. Normally, I do it on smaller pieces, but my wife does not like peppers and always chooses them separately from the dish to not eat them, so I make her life easier and give her bigger pieces. All the juices and flavors will go to the dish anyway.
I add peppers into the pot.
I mix everything.
I cut the sausage. You can slice it, you can make it into small pieces, you can do whatever you want.
Sausage into the pot.
I’m mixing it up again. It starts to smell nice.
I thoroughly wash the carrot (you can peel it if you are afraid of the skin) and cut it. Rather finer than the rest of the ingredients, because the carrot is harder and it will take longer to reach a sufficiently soft form of consumption.
Carrot to the pot. Mixing.
I peel, wash and cut potatoes. Just like in the case of carrots – fine, because they are raw and will cook with the rest in the pot. If you prefer a potato in larger pieces, I suggest you boil it separately before adding it to our dish. As by definition I make a single-pot dish here, the potato lands in the dish raw and will be made there. Everything will be ok.
I wash and cut mushrooms.
To the pot.
I pour the dish with vegetable broth, preferably hot, so that the ingredients do not cool down.
I add tomatoes.
I add spices.
I wash and cut dill.
Dill to the pot.
And we have everything. It looks insane and smells even better. I mix everything well a few times so that the ingredients combine as well as possible.
I reduce the power and put a lid on the pot. I leave it to simmer for about 30-40 minutes (until the potatoes soften). I stir several times during the process.
Once the whole house smells of meat, vegetables and spices is a sign that the peasant pot is ready! I discover the lid and find this view. There is nothing left but to put on and eat.
Enjoy your meal!
- 400 g good quality sausages
- 400 g potatoes (three medium pieces)
- 400 g onion (two medium pieces)
- 400 g sliced tomatoes (one can)
- 200 g carrots (one big piece)
- 200 g mushrooms (four large pieces)
- 200 g peppers (one piece)
- 300 ml vegetable broth or broth cube
- 3 cloves garlic
- 2-4 branches fresh dill
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp dried garlic
- 1 tsp dried smoked bell pepper
- 1 tsp curry
- 1 tsp basil
- 1 tsp thyme
- 1 tsp oregano
- 3 bay leaves
- 4 pieces allspice
- Peel, wash and cut the onions.
- Peel and chop the garlic. You can also squeeze it through a garlic squeezer.
- In the main dish (large pot) heat the oil.
- Put the onion and garlic in the pot. Fry for 2-3 minutes, stirring all the time.
- In the meantime, wash and cut the bell pepper. Add it to the pot and stir the whole.
- Cut the sausage, mushrooms, carrots (quite finely so that they can soften in the pot) and potatoes (even finer than carrots, because they are quite raw). Add everything to the pot, mix.
- Pour broth and sliced tomatoes over the pot.
- Add the spices and chopped dill. Mix well.
- Reduce the power of the burner, cover the pot with a lid and leave it to cook for 30-40 minutes (until the potatoes are ready). In the meantime stir a few times. It's ready – taste it!
The calories in the peasant pot range from about 50 to 150 kcal per 100 grams of food depending on the ingredients used. In my version of the dish, I have about 83 kilocalories per 100 grams of the dish (318 kcal per one portion of 373 g of the dish), which is quite a fit meal for people on a reduction diet!
– with chicken (a fillet from the thigh would taste great here)
– with white sausage
– with Spanish chorizo sausage
– with pasta
– with cabbage (very common option, but personally I don’t like it)
– with minced pork/beef meat
– with sauerkraut
– with zucchini (fits very well, similarly to the treatment)
– with bacon
– with paddy
– with bean
– with sausages (students version)
– with beets
– with chickpea
– with pumpkin
– with pea
– with forest mushrooms
– with neck
– with spatula
– with ham
… and with many other ingredients! You can have the idea of a peasant pot with basically everything that is edible and suits you!
Did it taste good? Let me know in the comments section!