AVG, I doubt anyone who’s not Dutch would understand what I’m talking about. Potatoes, meat and veggies, the cornerstone of the Dutch evening meal. I had dinner at my moms house earlier this week and she cooked us a really Dutch meal: potatoes, cauliflower and meatballs (she bought me a vegetarian one ❤ ). Although I loved having a mom-cooked meal it would never make it myself, but it gave me the idea for this version of a AVG…
I was lazy and bought pre-cut potatoes and frozen spinach, but I couldn’t get my hands on the fresh stuff, so I bought the frozen kind, which is actually how I always used to eat spinach when I was a little girl… Of course, my version doesn’t have meat in it as well, I got my hand on a bag of seitan-mix (which is just powder to which you add water and you boil it for 20 minutes, i’ll make something with that at some point). But you can pretty much use any kind of protein…
- 450 gr. of potatoes, cut into cubes
- 160 gr. of seitan
- 300 gr. of spinach
- 80 of sun dried tomatoes
- paprika powder
Because I bough pre-cut potatoes I didn’t boil them, but if you’re using fresh one cut them into small cubes and boil them for a few minutes until they’ve gotten a little bit soft. While those are cooking prepare your seitan if needed. When I cooked them they got really big so I got them into small bits, also cut the sundries tomatoes into smaller pieces. By now your potatoes should be done.
In a pan heat a little bit of oil and bake the potatoes until they start to brown, add the seitan (or any other protein) and add the spices. Give everything a few good stirs and wait until everything is starting to brown up.
After that, add your spinach and sun dried tomatoes and heat them. You don’t want to overwrite the whole thing because otherwise there will be no spinach left, it will all be stuck to the potatoes. Next time I would get fresh spinach, but that’s just a look-thing 😛
Might not be mom-cooked, but I still felt homey after that…