Lunch/Dinner

Beef Stew with Cornbread Dumplings

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20mins
Prep Time
90mins
Cook Time
110mins
Total Time
Serves 5
Est. Yield

Ingredients

stew: 

  • 1lb grass-fed beef stew meat, cubed 
  • 2 cups diced carrots 
  • 2 cups diced celery  
  • 16 oz baby bella mushrooms, diced 
  • 1 large yellow onion, diced  
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1 cups dry red wine  
  • 2 cups beef broth 
  • 1/4 cup fresh thyme, chopped 
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch + 2 tablespoons cold water 
  • olive oil 
  • salt & pepper  

dumplings: 

  • 1-1/2 cups Kodiak Cakes Homestead Style Cornbread Mix  
  • 1 egg  
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil  
  • 3/4 cup milk of choice  

DIRECTIONS

  1. Heat a pot or dutch oven pot to medium-high heat.  
  2. Season your beef cubes generously with salt & pepper. 
  3. Drizzle about 2 tablespoons olive oil at the bottom of your pot, and add the beef when it’s hot. 
  4. Sear the beef until browned on all sides, then remove from pot.  
  5. Add about 1 tablespoon olive oil back to the hot pot. 
  6. Add your garlic, onion, celery, carrot, mushrooms and half of the chopped thyme. 
  7. Cook for about 10 minutes until vegetables are slightly cooked down, then add beef broth and red wine.  
  8. Add the browned beef cubes back to your pot, lower the heat to low, cover the pot and let simmer lightly for 1 hour.  
  9. Meanwhile, make your dumpling batter. 
  10. In a large bowl, combine Kodiak Cakes Cornbread mix, egg, olive oil and milk – your batter should be thick – set aside.  
  11. Add your cornstarch & cold water to the stew and stir until combined and sauce gets thicker.  
  12. Use a spoon and carefully scoop batter on top of your stew (about 1 tablespoon each dumpling – they will cook and expand) and cover.  
  13. Cook for 10-12 minutes until dumplings are cooked through.  
  14. Serve with the rest of your fresh thyme for garnish and enjoy!  

Beef Stew with Cornbread Dumplings

Nutrition Facts

408
Calories
15g
Fat
30g
Carbs
5g
Fiber
31g
Potein

Recipe Makes approx. 5 Servings
Serving Size = 1/5 recipe

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