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July 13, 2009

Red Bean Stew with Dumplings

red_bean_stewFor this meal you will need:

  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 8oz (200g) carrots, chopped
  • 8oz (200g) potatoes, chopped
  • 8oz (200g) courgettes or broccoli, sliced
  • 4 tomatoes, peeled and chopped (or a tin of chopped tomatoes)
  • 4oz (100g) red lentils
  • 14oz (or 1 tin) red kidneys bean (cooked)
  • 1.5 pints (850ml) vegetable stock

For the dumplings:

  • 4oz (100g) plain flour
  • 2 tsps baking powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • 1 oz (28g) vegetable suet

Spend 3-4 minutes for frying onion and celery in a little vegetable oil. Then add vegetable stock, chopped carrots and potatoes. Make it boil for 5 minutes, and after that add courgettes/broccoli, tomatoes, lentils, beans, salt and pepper. Make sure it’s boiling, cover it, and go to making dumplings.

Take a bowl, and mix in it the flour, the paprika, baking powder and half a teaspoon of salt. After that add vegetable suet and herbs. . Bind together with 7 tbsps water to make a sticky dough. Make 8 balls out of it on the basis of 2 balls for each of 4 servings. Then place them in the top of the stew, and cook for about 15 minutes more.


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