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October 15, 2014

Chunky Steak and Vegetable Soup (with Dumplings)

Chunky Steak and Vegetable Soup (with Dumplings) ~ Rich, hearty and comforting steak and vegetable soup with dumplings www.WithABlast.net

There are so many different things one can serve with soup, but Dumplings are an absolute delight served with soup. I always make this chunky Steak and Vegetable soup with Dumplings, as it just goes so well with this particular soup dish.

It takes a little longer and a small extra recipe is of course required for the Dumplings, but it is oh, so worth it ! And best of all, the Dumplings cook on top of the Soup for the last part of the overall cooking required, which gives you the most delicious Dumplings ever.

Chunky Steak and Vegetable Soup (with Dumplings) ~ Rich, hearty and comforting steak and vegetable soup with dumplings www.WithABlast.net

I like to scoop a piece of Dumpling onto my spoon together with a bit of soup and chew away. But I have also seen the kids leaving the Dumplings till last, because as they say .. that's the best part and the longer it lingers in your soup, the tastier and more flavorful it becomes.

When I say, chew, I mean it is not the featherlight kind of Dumpling, but rather the chewier kind which I prefer in savory dishes. The featherlight kind .. yep, I prefer them served as a dessert.

Pressed for time ? Yes, you can leave out the Dumplings, but let me warn you - you will. be. missing. out. big. time ;-)

CHUNKY STEAK AND VEGETABLE SOUP (WITH DUMPLINGS)

INGREDIENTS:

SOUP:

2 TB Vegetable Oil
700g Lean Steak, cubed
1 Onion, chopped
4 Celery Stalks, chopped
3 Carrots, peeled and cut into rings
4 Potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 cup Frozen Peas
2 t Ground Cumin
2 t Oregano
1 TB Fresh Oregano, chopped
1 TB Fresh Coriander, chopped
6 cups Boiling Water, divided

1/2 packet White Onion Soup Powder
1 cup Beef Stock
Salt and Black Pepper, to taste

DUMPLINGS:

2 1/2 cups Flour
1 t Baking Soda
1 t Salt
1/4 cup Water
3/4 cup Buttermilk

DIRECTIONS:

1.) SOUP: Heat the Oil in a large saucepan - brown the Steak.
2.) Add the Onion, Celery, Carrots, Potatoes, Peas, Cumin, Oregano, Fresh Herbs and 4 cups of Boiling Water - stir to mix.
3.) Dissolve the White Onion Soup in the remaining 2 cups Boiling Water - add together with the Beef Stock, to the saucepan and stir again - cover and simmer until the Potatoes and Carrots are tender - season to taste with Salt and Black Pepper.
4.) DUMPLINGS: Sift together the Flour, Baking Soda and Salt - mix the Water and Buttermilk - add to the Flour mixture and mix until a dough forms {add more Flour if necessary}.
5.) Form small golf ball sized dough balls and place on top of the soup - cover and simmer another 20 minutes or until the dumplings are cooked through.

Chunky Steak and Vegetable Soup (with Dumplings) ~ Rich, hearty and comforting steak and vegetable soup with dumplings www.WithABlast.net


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10 comments:

  1. That looks wonderful and very hearty. We love eating fall soups during the fall season. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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  3. I love soup year round and i love dumplings - chewy or fluffy :) Thanks for the recipe for chunky steak and vegetable soup with dumplings!

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  4. I'm a huge fan of dumplings in soup but rarely make them! Crazy, I know! Since we're going into our colder seasons, this will be perfect!

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  5. this is the best looking dish I've seen all month! It's only 6 am but it looks so good I'm printing it and trying it as soon as possible.

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  6. Oh I would never leave out the dumplings! Best part. I prefer the chewy kind for soups and stews too. Thanks for linking this week!

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  8. Dumplings make soup feel like a meal instead of a side or a lunch meal, yum!

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  9. I've never made dumpling for soup... pinned. need to try this. Thanks for bringing this to Weekend Bites.

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