Recipes

Beef-Bean Stew with Dumplings

Your family will devour this lovely stew with dumplings.


STEW
  • 3 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 1- in cubes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoon tapioca
  • 2 cup water

  • DUMPLINGS
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon parsley flakes
  • 1/2 cup milk
    1. In pot, place meat, onion, green beans, bay leaf, celery seed, salt, popper, tapioca and water.
    2. Place pot on base, cover and simmer at Setting # 3 1/2 for 7 to 8 hours. DUMPLINGS One hour before service increase heat to Setting #5. into a small bowl, sift flour, baking powder and salt.
    3. Cut in shortening until fine particles form.
    4. Add parsley flakes and milk. Stir with a fork just until combined.
    5. Thirty minutes before serving, remove bay leaf and drop batter evenly into 8 dumplings on top of stew.
    6. Cover and steam 30 minutes. Reduce heat to Setting #2 for serving.
      Makers 8 servings.
    HINT: One 16 ounce can of green beans may be substituted for the fresh green beans. Add to stew when heat is increase to setting #5 one hour before serving.