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.
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.