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BEEF STEW AND DUMPLINGS

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbs oil

  • 1 sliced onion

  • 1kg stewing beef

  • 1 clove garlic

  • 4 peeled and diced tomatoes

  • Potatoes and carrots (optional)

  • ½ tsp mixed dry herbs

  • 1 packet knorr hearty beef soup, dissolved in 2 cups water

  • Salt and pepper to taste

FOR THE DUMPLINGS:

  • 4 cups cake flour

  • 1pkt instant yeast

  • Finely chopped spinach

  • 1tbsp sugar

  • 1 tbsp salt

  • 50g margarine

  • Salt to taste

  • Water

METHOD:

Heat oil to sauté onion.. Garlic and meat until both have browned.
Add tomatoes, paprika and mixed herbs. Cook for 5 minutes.


Add soup and check the seasoning. Bring mixture to the boil and allow to simmer for 1 hour or until meat is tender.


FOR THE DUMPLINGS: Mix all the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, salt, yeast) together.Rub in margarine, spinach then water


[Your dough shouldn’t be stiff or watery] Put aside the dough to rise
Divide into 8-10 dumplings and drop them into the stew 30 minutes before the end of your cooking time. Cover the pot until fluffy and cooked.

Credit: Zanele Ka Mvelase’s Kitchen

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