Hamburger Gravy and Mashed Potatoes

There are many family versions of this hearty and familly pleasing meal. If you have some hamburger, then the rest is in your cupboards. A quick meal sure to even please the kids! Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes is an easy weeknight option that is kind to your budget and to your time.

Serves 4-6

1 lb Hamburger
1 onion diced
2 cloves garlic diced
4 TBS flour
1 small can mushrooms (optional)
1 cup frozen peas ( substitute green beans or corn if desired)
2 beef bullion cubes dissolved in 1 1/2 cup hot water
2 cups milk
Salt and Pepper to taste
6 cups Mashed Potatoes Prepared

Begin boiling your potatoes for mashed potatoes. In a large deep skillet, begin browning hamburger. When hamburger begins browning, add diced onion. Saute in hamburger 2-3 minutes. Add garlic. When hamburger is browned, and onions are turning clear, add flour to hamburger mixture and cook while stirring for 1 minute. Add Water and bullion mixture to help loosen browned pieces on the bottom. bring to a boil. Add can of mushrooms and peas. Cook for about 1 minute stirring occasionally. Turn down heat and add milk. Meanwhile, prepare your mashed potatoes as usual. Hamburger gravy should thicken in 5-8 minutes. Add milk if too thin, or sprinkle more flour in gravy to thicken.Salt and pepper to taste. Cook to desired consistency and serve over mashed potatoes.


One response to “Hamburger Gravy and Mashed Potatoes

  1. Hamburger gravy and mashed potatoes reminds me of dinner with grandma and grandpa. Grandpa always had a slice of bread with butter on it and there was usually some browned hamburger sitting in a bowl on the table. Sometimes the simple things in life have the most flavor!

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