Beef Stew with Dumplings
Hearty stew with light dumplings.
1 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon shortening 1 tablespoon parsley flakes 1/2 cup milk
3 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 cup chopped onion
1 lb fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoons pepper
3 tablespoons tapioca
2 cups water
Into 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 drop batter evenly into 8 dumplings on top of stew/soup/gravy. Cover and steam for 30 minutes.
- West Bend Admin