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dumplings and mince

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathy Hildebrand
Rochester, NY

This is England on a plate.Typical of pub food. It is considered a poor mans dish. Mince means ground beef.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
cook time 20 Min
method Steam

Ingredients For dumplings and mince

  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    onion chooped
  • 1 lb
    mince or ground beef
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp
    sage, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    water or more if needed

How To Make dumplings and mince

  • 1
    brown meat and onions, breaking up any clumps. while meat is browning , start making dumplings.
  • 2
    Mix flour,sage, baking soda and thyme.Add butter to flour, with your fingers pinch the flour so it looks like pebbles.With your hands, add 1/2 cup of water and mix so it forms a ball.
  • 3
    If the ball is to dry add 1 tablespoon water at a time. To wet add 1 tablespoon of flour at a time
  • 4
    Divide into 8 small balls.Set aside. Once meat is brown add 1 cup of water bring to a simmer.Stir the meat and place dumplings on top.
  • 5
    Cover and cook for about 20 minuetes. If dumplings look raw turn them over and cook 10 min more