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Stewed potatoes also are known as braised potatoes, is a popular potato stew in the Slavic culture. It can be made in the crockpot, oven or pressure cooker.

This is our family’s version of Stewed potatoes and hopefully, it can become an ultimate favorite in your kitchen. This recipe can easily be made in a pressure cooker, slow cooker, or baked in the oven. Serve with a side such as dill pickles or plain bread and enjoy this classic Ukrainian dish!

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Ingredients for Stewed Potatoes:

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  • 4 1/2 lbs peeled and cubed potatoes
  • 1 lb of pork (you can use beef too)
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 packet of Goya sazon seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 black pepper
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp dry poultry gravy
  • 1 tsp Montreal chicken seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup water

Why use ketchup and mayo in Braised Potatoes?

Yes, ketchup and mayo! Trust me you will not regret using these ingredients. The ketchup is what gives these potatoes the nice orange color and the gravy powder slightly thickens the potatoes since they let out some juice. Don’t worry everything balances out and the potatoes come out amazing! You can trust me on these ingredients.

How to make Braised Potatoes:

  1. Season and sear your meat over high heat in a lightly greased skillet

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2. Throw all ingredients into a slow cooker or oven-safe pot depending on what cooking method you have decided on.

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3. Mix everything together and set the slow cooker on high for 4 hours. After 4 hours, set on mid or low for an additional 2 hours.

NOTE:

If using the oven method bake at 400 degrees F for one hour and then 350 degrees F for an additional hour and a half. Check if potatoes are done;  it may take longer depending on the number of potatoes. It is ready when potatoes slightly darkened in color and juices got slightly thicker.

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Braised Potatoes Recipe (Russian Stewed Potatoes)

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 8 People
Author: Alyona's Cooking
Stewed potatoes also are known as braised potatoes, is a popular potato stew in the Slavic culture. It can be made in the crockpot, oven, or pressure cooker.

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 lbs potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 1 lb pork you can use beef too
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 packet of Goya sazon seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 black pepper
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 tbsp gravy dry poultry
  • 1 tsp chicken seasoning Montreal
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  • Peel and cube potatoes; place in an oven-safe pot or slow cooker depending on what cooking method you prefer.
  • Cube and season the meat with salt and pepper to taste. Heat a large skillet on high heat and place meat pieces in the preheated skillet, searing sides. Remove and throw into the pot or slow cooker.
  • Add all remaining ingredients into a slow cooker or pot and toss to combine. Cover and set the slow cooker on high for 4 hours. After 4 hours set the slow cooker to 2 hours on mid or low depending on the slow cooker settings you have available.
  • If using the oven method you can bake potatoes in an oven-safe pot for 1 hour on 400 degrees F and then reduce heat to 350 degrees F and cook an additional hour or two depending on the number of potatoes.
  • Potatoes are ready when they slightly darkened in color and juices got slickly thicker. You shouldn't see the heavy cream anymore.
  • ENJOY!

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 423kcalCarbohydrates: 34gProtein: 16gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 498mgPotassium: 1251mgFiber: 6gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 255IUVitamin C: 29.8mgCalcium: 96mgIron: 8.9mg

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8 comments

    • Inessa

    What can one use instead of Goya seasoning?

      • Alyona’s Cooking

      Hi Inessa, I’d use paprika, seasoned salt, onion, and garlic powder.

    • Julie

    Can I omit the heavy cream? Just looked in the fridge and were all out! Can I just add more water or maybe milk???

      • Alyona’s Cooking

      Hi Julie, water would be fine however I do not recommend milk, the texture seems to be off when I did use milk.

    • Katie

    My husband loved this recipe! He’s usually not too big on potatoes. Thanks!

      • Alyona’s Cooking

      Thank you for the feedback katie

    • Tanya

    Where do you get the goya sazon seasoning? This looks very interesting

      • Alyona’s Cooking

      You can find the Goya seasoning in most major grocery stores. I think walmart might even have them in the Mexican aisle where some Goya products can be found.

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