Irish Stew and Dumplings

Irish Stew and Dumplings

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This recipe includes beef, carrots, turnip, potatoes, onion, garlic and plenty of herbs and spices.
Calories: 1924

Ingredients
 

  • 3/4 pound beef cut into cubes
  • 3 oz plain flour All purpose
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon fat shortening
  • 1/4 cup carrot
  • 1/4 cup turnip
  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 3/4 cup diced potato
  • 2 1/2 cups boiling water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

for the dumplings

  • 1/2 cup plain flour sifted All purpose
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 tablespoon shortening
  • 1/4 cup milk

Instructions

  • Dredge beef cubes in a mixture of the flour and salt. Brown meat in fat; remove with slotted spoon and set aside.
  • Place remaining ingredients in crockpot. Add browned beef. Do not stir. Cover, cook on LOW about 5 hours.
  • When meat is tender, remove meat and vegetables from crockpot. Mix 3 tablespoons flour to 3 tablespoons water (plus dashes of salt and pepper) in a cup until the mixture resembles paste. Stir into liquid in crockpot. Add 1 teaspoon instant coffee (to make the gravy turn brown). When liquid is heated, return meat and vegetables to heat. Add dumplings and cook for one more hour.

for the dumplings

  • Sift together flour, salt and baking powder. Cut in shortening.
  • Gradually add milk; mix until smooth.
  • Drop by tablespoons on hot stew. Cover. Cook for last hour .
Calories: 1924 kcal
Carbohydrates: 153 g
Protein: 81 g
Fat: 108g
Saturated Fat: 39 g
Trans Fat: 5 g
Cholesterol: 265 mg
Sodium: 1826 mg
Potassium: 2063 mg
Fiber: 10 g
Sugar: 9 g
Vitamin A: 5453 IU
Vitamin C: 43 mg
Calcium: 396 mg
Iron: 15 mg
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