Gravy stew

Stew with gravy can be safely called a traditional dish of Russian cuisine. Indeed, in the culinary book of each hostess there are several recipes for this dish, because meat gravy perfectly complements any side dish.

How to cook meat with gravy?

To make this dish tasty, you need to choose the right main ingredient - meat. Here are some tips on how to do this:

  • To make sure that you really get fresh meat, lightly press it with your finger. If the dent remains, it means that the product is not the first freshness. And if the surface of the meat immediately level out, then you can safely buy it.
  • Fresh meat, of course, should not have any unpleasant smell.
  • See that there is no plaque on the meat of your choice. Better buy dry to the touch meat.

Meat was chosen, now we will reveal a few secrets of experienced chefs how to make gravy:

  • if you take beef for cooking gravy, cut it into small cubes - so the meat will be soft and roasted faster;
  • meat gravy can be prepared on the basis of sour cream or tomato sauce;
  • add grated carrots to the gravy;
  • if you add a little sifted flour, then gravy will be thicker;
  • seasoning gravy with salt and pepper mixture is needed at the end of the cooking process in order to preserve the taste of meat;
  • You can pre-soak the meat in milk - so it will get more juicy and soft.

Juicy pork: recipe with photos

Meat stewed with gravy


  • 350 g of pork (can be replaced with any other meat);
  • 500 ml of filtered water;
  • 1-2 carrots;
  • onion head;
  • 1 tbsp. l sifted flour;
  • salt and pepper mixture;
  • vegetable oil;
  • 2-3 bay leaves.


  1. Meat washed and dried using kitchen towels. Cut the pork into medium portions.Meat
  2. Now fry the pork pieces in a pan with vegetable oil for about 8-10 minutes.Fried pork
  3. Vegetables are peeled and cut into the same cubes.Onions and carrots
  4. Fry vegetables until cooked in a separate pan on vegetable oil. First we lay the onions, then the carrots, and at the end add the sifted flour.Onion carrot flour
  5. We shift roasted meat and vegetables in a saucepan, pour water, add bay leaves, salt and pepper mixture and stew until done. As a rule, it takes about 50 minutes. If you wish, you can add a few spoons of tomato paste.Meat stewed with gravy
  6. Serve meat sauce with any side dish or separately.

Cooking a meat dish in a slow cooker

Stew with gravy in a slow cooker


  • 350-400 g of any meat;
  • onion head;
  • 4 tbsp. l tomato sauce;
  • 4 tbsp. l sour cream;
  • 2 tbsp. l vegetable oils;
  • 1 tbsp. l sifted flour;
  • 2-3 bay leaves;
  • salt, a mixture of peppers and spices.


  1. Meat washed and dried, cut into medium cubes. If you need the dish to be cooked faster, then cut the meat into small pieces.
  2. Onions clean and chop diced. Depending on your taste preferences, you can add carrots and other vegetables, such as eggplants, as well as mushrooms.
  3. In a multi-bowl pour vegetable oil and lay out the meat, and then the onion.
  4. Set the "Baking" mode for 5 minutes and cook without mixing the ingredients.Pork with onions
  5. At the end of the program, mix the onion and meat, add the sifted flour and set the Frying mode. Fry for 5 minutes, do not forget to stir.Pork onion flour
  6. To make gravy, we need to combine sour cream with tomato sauce and mix until smooth. Optionally, you can squeeze a couple of garlic cloves.Sauce
  7. Pour the sauce into a multi bowl, and if it turned out too thick, add a little filtered water. Season the dish with salt, a mixture of peppers and spices and add bay leaves. Mix well.Stew with gravy in a slow cooker
  8. We set the mode "Quenching" for 1.5 hours and wait for the end of the program. Serve hot gravy with any side dish.

Meat with Tomato Gravy

Meat with Tomato Gravy


  • 500 g of any meat (better than beef);
  • 2 onions;
  • 1-2 carrots;
  • 2-3 garlic cloves;
  • 200 ml of tomato juice;
  • salt and pepper mix.


  1. Prepare the necessary components: wash and dry the meat, clean the onions and carrots.
  2. Cut the meat into medium cubes, chop the onion into half rings, and grind the carrots.
  3. First, fry the meat in vegetable oil until it gets a golden hue, and then add onions and carrots to the pan. Squeeze the garlic cloves there, mix everything well and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  4. We shift the meat with vegetables in a saucepan or thick-walled saucepan and pour tomato juice.
  5. Stew meat until tender. The gravy should thicken and look like porridge. 5 minutes before the end of the cooking process, season the dish with salt and a mixture of peppers.Meat with Tomato Gravy
  6. Meat stewed with gravy, can be served.

Cooking options for stew with gravy a lot. Add your favorite ingredients, change the composition of the sauce and spoil the household delicious dishes. Cook with pleasure and bon appetit!

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