Beef-Bean Stew with Dumplings

Beef-Bean Stew with Dumplings

Your family will devour this lovely stew with dumplings.



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


1 cup flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon parsley flakes

1/2 cup milk


In pot, place meat, onion, green beans, bay leaf, celery seed, salt, popper, tapioca and water.

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.

Cut in shortening until fine particles form.

Add parsley flakes and milk. Stir with a fork just until combined.

Thirty minutes before serving, remove bay leaf and drop batter evenly into 8 dumplings on top of stew.

Cover and steam 30 minutes. Reduce heat to Setting #2 for serving.

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