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This one’s a favourite of ours, with rich flavours and taste, a guaranteed winner on your menu. It also features been created using our Major Basics Beef Bouillon Powder. Beef In Devonshire Cider with Parsley Dumplings – 6 Covers



Lean Braising Steak – Cut Into 2.5 cm Dice 900g

Seasoned Flour 40g

Butter – Salt Free 25g

Oil 25ml

Onions – Sliced 225g

Major Basics Beef Bouillon 30g

Water – Boiling 575ml

Cider – Dry 375ml

Mushrooms – Button 150g

Carrots – Diced 225g

Turnips – Diced 225g

Celery – Sliced 100g


Flour – Self Raising 50g

Breadcrumbs – Fresh 50g

Suet 30g

Chopped Parsley 1 Tbsp

Lemon Rind – Finely Grated 1/2 Lemon

Salt To Taste

Pepper To Taste

Egg – Beaten 1



Toss meat into seasoned flour.

Heat butter and oil in a pan and quickly brown beef on all sides.

Add onions and cook until soft.

Pour boiling water over Major Basics Beef Bouillon and stir well.

Add to pan.

Add cider.

Bring to boil and remove and residue.

Add carrots, turnips, celery and mushrooms.

To make dumplings, put flour, breadcrumbs, suet, parsley and grated lemon rind in a bowl and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

Blend in beaten egg.

Use lightly floured hands to shape into 12 dumplings.

Place on top of stew for the last 15 minutes of cooking time.

And enjoy!!

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Major International Ltd 23 January 2012 20:46

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