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Stew & Dumplings


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  • For Stew:
  • 750g Any Meat (steak
  • chicken
  • lamb)
  • 4 Carrots
  • 2 Leeks
  • 1 onion
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic
  • 2 Parsnips
  • 1 Small Swede
  • 4-5 Potatoes (peeled and cut into quarters)
  • 3 Pints of Water
  • Gravy Granules
  • For Dumplings: (makes 6 large or 8 medium)
  • 8oz Flour (any)
  • 4oz Atora Suet
  • Pinch of Salt & Pepper
  • Drop of Water for texture


servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 45mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cut all veg into large chunks and add to the stew pan.

Step 2

Add the meat and water and cook on a medium heat (gas number 2-3) for 20 minutes until meat is soft.

Step 3

Stir in the gravy granules until desired thickness.

Step 4

Place the dumpling mixture in a bowl and blend together. Separate in to 6-8 pieces and roll into balls.

Step 5

Add the dumplings to the stew pan and cook for a further 20-25 minutes until cooked.


Large deep saucepan required

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