Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

In the old days mutton was usd for this recipe, but today, lamb serves equally well.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 375*F or Mark5.
  2. Cut the meat into 1 inch cubes and put in the bottom of a large casserole dish.
  3. Spread the meat with the redcurrant jelly and cook in the oven for 15 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and add the chopped vegetables and a little salt and pepper. Stir the tomato puree into the stock or water, and pour over the meat and vegetables.
  5. Return to the oven.
  6. Reduce the temperature to 350*F or Mark 4. and cook covered, for about 1 1/2 hours until the meat is tender.
  7. To make the dumplings, mix together the flour, suet, and parsley and seasoning with just enough water to form a stiff dough. This should make about 6 small dumplings.
  8. Add the dumplings to the stew for the last 30 minutes of the cooking time.
  9. Serve with buttered mashed potatoes and a green vegetable.

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