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Beef Steak Casserole With Dumpling Top

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Ingredients
  Stewing steak 12 Ounce
  Seasoned flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dripping/Vegetable shortening 1⁄2 Ounce
  Onion 1 , sliced
  Carrots 2 , sliced
  Celery stalks 2 , chopped
  Condensed tomato soup 26 Ounce (Or 1 Small Tin)
  Water 5 Ounce (Or Half Soup Can)
  Self-raising flour 4 Ounce
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Shredded beef suet 2 Ounce
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (To Mix)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) With a knife trim fat or gristle from the meat. Cut meat into neat pieces.
2) Dredge pieces in seasoned flour.

MAKING
3) In a medium-sized saucepan heat fat and brown meat over moderate heat.
4) Take out meat and add vegetables till brown.
5) Add meat, soup and water. Adjust seasoning.
6) Cover pan and simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.
7) Prepare dumpling top in a basin with sieved flour, salt, suet and enough water to make a firm dough.
8) Lightly flour a surface and work out dough in it. Pat into a circle approximately the size of the pan.
9) Take off lid and put dough on top of the meat. Replace lid and simmer for a further 3/4-1 hour till cooked.
10) Cut into half.

SERVING
11) Serve with the meat, vegetables and gravy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
120 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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