English Beef Stew and Dumplings

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
10 mins
2 hrs

A comforting beef stew for those cold evenings in. Traditional British dish.

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  1. Peel and chop all vegetables.
  2. Brown steak in a large stockpot.
  3. Add water to cover.
  4. Add all vegetables.
  5. Pour over gravy granules.
  6. Aimmer for 2 hours.
  7. Make dumplings by combining 2oz suet, 4oz plain flour and a little water. Separate into small balls and roll in flour. Add to top of stew half an hour before end of cooking. They are ready when well risen.
  8. This recipe freezes very well and is a weekly meal in our home.