These add a bit more work to an otherwise fuss-free recipe, but they turn this simple homely stew into a complete one-pot meal. Add the onions, leeks, parsnips and carrots. Print or DigitalSubscriptions. Add the onions, leeks, parsnips and carrots. Thanks for posting a slow cooker dumpling recipe….the local Thai food here is great, but a “home cooked Canuck stew” with dumplings, never leaves you… Add the beef to the veg mixture in the slow cooker. Beef Stew with Dumplings (Slow Cooker Recipe) Posted: 3/07/2019 Updated: 12/30/2020 Recipe. Place the flour, salt, and pepper in a large zip-top plastic bag. These will need to be thawed first before adding to your stew. Stir in either tomatoes or tomato soup - my kids like soup but not tomatoes! Dab beef dry season with salt and pepper then brown beef in a fry pan with olive oil. I used braising steak for my beef stew but you can use any type of stewing beef that is suitable for casseroles such as brisket or chuck steak. Add the onion and garlic to the frying pan and pour in the stock, tomato purée, Worcestershire sauce and bay leaves. Replace cover on the slow cooker and allow the dumplings to cook for 20 minutes until they are puffed up and dry looking on the top. Line the bottom of your slow cooker with the raw cubed stewing steak then add the chopped vegetables. Good Housekeeping participates in various affiliate marketing programs, which means we may get paid commissions on editorially chosen products purchased through our links to retailer sites. However if you would rather make dumplings without suet, I have provided a lighter option which is equally yummy (also used in my Slimming Chicken Casserole). This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price but will share some commission. Today, however, I just wanted to make the dumplings for the vegetable stew that’d been cooking all morning – and get on with other things, so I let the slow cooker do the cooking just this once! And, possibly, laziness! Please leave a rating to tell me how you liked it! Preheat the slow cooker on “HIGH”. How to make slow cooker beef with cheesy dumplings. Pinch off walnut-sized pieces of dough, gently roll into a ball and place on top of the stew, spacing apart. Place in a 4 to 5-quart crockpot along with the carrots, celery, onions, garlic, tomatoes, beef broth, 1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme, marjoram, salt, and pepper. Filed Under: Beef, Slimming Friendly Recipes, Slow Cooker Recipes. Oh thanks so much for your lovely comment Jim. Lightly season the flour with salt and pepper. Divide the dough into 6-8 portions and roll into balls. This slow cooker beef stew recipe doesn't require you to brown the beef, which makes it perfect time saving dinner. Recover and cook for 1hr more. Come home a house filled with the aroma of beef stew that's been cooking all day. Slow Cooker Beef Stew with Sticky Dumplings (The Ultimate Comfort Food) Everyone has one (or three) of those meals that they keep up their sleeve – Go to Meals that are fail proof and yummy and everyone thinks you’re a hero when they smell it cooking. Divide mix into eight ball shapes. Heat half the oil in a large frying pan over high heat. You have many choices at the market for stew meat. Turn the ; Canned tomatoes – these will form the base of the gravy. I have used onions, leeks, carrots and parsnips to round off my stew. Dust your hands with a little flour and … I’m a Canuck, been back home (Canada) since CV19 struck, but came back to Thailand for work/family. Add the dumplings to the slow cooker, spaced slightly apart. Remove and discard the bay leaves and rosemary. Simmer until reduced by half, then add the beef stock and bring back to a simmer. First crack at making dumplings; used ricotta instead of yogurt with parmesan and horseradish. 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