Mince with Cheesy Horseradish Dumplings

Yields: 4 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 20 Mins Cook Time: 1 Hr 45 Mins Total Time: 2 Hr 5 Mins

The perfect winter warmer – this has to be comfort food at its best. A delicious meal for all the family!

Ingredients

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    For the mince
  • For the dumplings
  • To serve

Instructions

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  • Heat a large casserole dish and then add a tablespoon of olive oil, add the mince in small batches until browned all over and set aside.
  • Now a tablespoon of olive oil to the frying pan and gently fry the onions, celery, carrots, garlic and thyme for 5 minutes until softened. Add the tomato puree fry for one minute and then add the mince.
  • Deglaze the frying pan which you cooked the mince in with red wine, cook for 3-4 minutes until it has reduced by half.
  • Add the stock to the pan and let simmer for 45 minutes. Place the cornflour in a small bowl and add 2 tbsp liquid from the pan and mix through. Add to the pan with a few splashes of Worcestershire sauce and the frozen peas.
  • In the meantime, make the dumplings. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, suet and salt using your fingertips to break up the suet. Now add the cheddar and the parsley.
  • Combine the horseradish and the water together then place in the bowl. Bring the mixture together with your hands until you have a dough consistency. Then, using your hands roll the dough into balls and set aside and cover.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/Fan 160°C/Gas Mark 3.
  • When the mince is ready, season to taste. Now drop the dumplings on top, sprinkle with cheese and cover with the lid and place in the oven for 30 minutes.
  • Now that the dumplings have puffed up, remove the lid and raise the temperature to 200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas Mark 4. Cook until the dumplings have developed a crust. Scatter with parsley and serve on warm plates with vegetables, enjoy!

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