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Herb dumplings

  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Turn a stew into a complete and  hearty dish to feed a crowd with these delicious, easy-to-make dumplings

Pot of stew

Need a nourishing, warming feast after a chilly winter walk? Turn a stew into a complete and  hearty dish to feed a crowd with these delicious, easy-to-make dumplings, from BBC Good Food

Ingredients

  • cold butter 140g, diced
  • Self-raising flour 250g
  • mixed fresh herbs - try parsley, thyme, sage or chives 2 tbsp

Method

  • Step 1

    Rub the butter into the flour with your fingers until it feels like fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the herbs with ½ tsp salt and some pepper. Drizzle over 150ml water, and stir in quickly with a cutlery knife to form a light dough. Use floured hands to shape into small balls.

  • Step 2

    Place the dumplings on top of the prepared stew. Bake for 20 minutes in a 180°C oven until the dumplings are cooked through.

Herb dumplings can be added to any meat or vegetarian stew

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