Beef Stew with Mom's Dumplings

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 334.1
  • Total Fat: 7.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 44.4 mg
  • Sodium: 448.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 21.4 g

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Number of Servings: 10


    1 lb. stewing beef
    1 small onion, peeled
    1 bay leaf
    2 cups beef broth
    8-20 cups water
    1 small turnip, peeled and cubed
    30 small baby carrots
    4 large potatoes, peeled and cubed
    1 1/2 cups flour
    2 tsp. baking powder
    3/4 tsp salt
    3 Tbsp. shortening
    3/4 cup milk


Brown stew beef in dutch oven over med. high heat. Add beef broth and 8 cups of water, onion and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer at least 30 minutes. For best flavor, add water as needed and simmer for 3 hours. Return heat to medium high and add turnip and carrot. Cook at least 20 minutes then add the potato. Continue to cook another 20 minutes or until vegetable are tender.

To make dumplings:
Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Cut in shortening until crumbly. Add milk. Drop by teaspoonfuls into boiling juices and cook uncovered 10 minutes. Cover and cook an additional 10 minutes.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ALEXSMOMROX.

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