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Beef stew with dumplings

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For the meat

  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • Place a pot over high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Ideally, your pot should be ovenproof.
  • Cut the beef into 3-4 cm pieces and add them into the pot.
  • Add salt, pepper, and sauté for 3-4 minutes until golden brown.
  • Transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  • Place the same pot over high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onions and the garlic and add them to the pot. Add the thyme, the flour, and sauté.
  • Add the bay leaves, the mustard, the meat, the water, the bouillon cube, and mix.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil, cover with the lid and transfer to the oven. Bake for 2 ½ hours.

For the dumplings

  • In a bowl add the flour, the baking powder, the butter, the milk, salt, pepper, thyme, and whisk until the ingredients are homogenized and a thick batter is formed.
  • Remove the pot from the oven and increase the oven’s temperature to 200ο C (390 ο F) set to fan.
  • Using a spoon, place the dumplings into the pot.
  • Transfer back to the oven, without the lid, and bake for 20 more minutes.
  • Remove and serve with feta cheese and parsley.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
17 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
24 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
31 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
9 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
4 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
46 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
27 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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