Monday, May 4, 2015

Beef Stew with Savory Dumplings

A Homemade Stew 
is sure to warm your heart and soul

Chop up Celery, Onion and Garlic
2 lbs. Stewing Beef
1 large Onion
Celery stocks
Garlic Cloves
1 can Whole Green Beans 
1 box Beef Broth  900ml (I use Campbell's low salt)
2 tbsp. Beef Bovril
2 tsps Savory (I use Summer Savory)

Add 1 tablespoon of Flour
to coat the meat

2 Parsnips
1 medium Turnip

Mix Beef cubes in a bowl with 1 tablespoon of Flour.
Chop up Onion, Celery, Garlic and Mushrooms.
Add Beef, Onion, Celery, Garlic and Mushrooms to pot with 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil.
Fry all together about 10 mins. turning the Beef to get it browned.

Pour in Beef Broth and  Bovril,  cover and simmer about 1 1/2 hr.

Add in the Carrots, Parsnips and Turnips cook another 15 mins.

Add in the Potatoes and cook another 15 mins

Add the Green Beans just before you add the Dumplings

Savory Dumplings

1 cup Flour

2 tsp Baking Powder
2 tsp Savory

1 tablespoon Butter
3/4 cup Milk

Whisk together Flour, Baking Powder, and Savory

Cut in Butter

Stir in Milk to make a soft dough

Drop by spoonful into boiling Stew

Cover and simmer 15 mins. without lifting the lid.

Enjoy this delicious Stew, even better reheated the next day.

I grow and harvest my Summer Savory
For more information, click here

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