Italian Spinach Dumpling Stew

Italian Spinach Dumpling Stew Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Jamallah Bergman


Fluffy and tender spinach cheese dumpling top this hearty stovetop stew


★★★☆☆ 2 votes



  • 1 lb
    ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp
    oil,if desired
  • 1 jar(s)
    spaghetti sauce (32oz)
  • 1 jar(s)
    sliced mushrooms (4.5oz)
  • 2 Tbsp
    purchased creamy garlic or creamy italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 c

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    frozen cut leaf spinach,thawed,squeezed to drain(from 1 lb pkg)
  • 1/2 c
    grated romano or parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
  • 1/4 to 1/3 c

How to Make Italian Spinach Dumpling Stew


  1. In a large skillet,brown ground beef in 2 tbsp oil;drain. Add sauce,mushrooms,salad dressing and water;mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer while preparing dumplings,stirring occasionally.
  2. In medium bowl,combine flour,baking powder and salt;blend well. In small bowl,combine spinach,cheese, 2 tbsp oil,egg and 1/4 cup milk;stir until dry ingredients are just moistened, adding more milk if necessary to form a soft dough. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto hot stew mixture. Cover tightly. Simmer for 12 to 15 minutes or until dumplings are fluffy and no longer doughy on bottom.

Printable Recipe Card

About Italian Spinach Dumpling Stew

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 1 Comment & Review

15 Budget-friendly Soup Recipes

15 Budget-Friendly Soup Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

When the weather cools down, soup season heats up. Soups are a great dinner option because they're easy on the wallet and make enough for leftovers. If you're looking for...

15 Stew Recipes For Those Cold Wintery Days

15 Stew Recipes for Those Cold Wintery Days

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Brrrr it’s cold out there! We vote you stay in, light the fire and heat up the kitchen with these delicious stew recipes that are sure to warm you right...