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Lancaster Soup 'N Dumplings

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Ingredients
For soup
  Chicken broth 13 3⁄4 Ounce (1 can / 1 3/4 cups)
  Pork shoulder 2 Pound, excess fat removed
  Cabbage 1 Pound, shredded
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped fresh tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned sliced mushrooms in juice 4 Ounce (1 can)
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
For dumplings
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Caraway seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Vegetable shortening 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Whole egg 1 , beaten
  Plain yogurt 8 Ounce (1 carton)
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a 6-quart pressure cooker and put the cooking rack in place. Put the chicken broth, salt and black pepper into the pressure cooker. Add pork and secure the lid.
2) Put the pressure regualtor in the vent pipe and increase the flame to high heat. Allow it to cook on high heat until the pressure regualtor begins to rock.
3) Reduce the heat to low and maintain a steady pressure of about 15 pounds. Cook for about 30 minutes.
4) In the meanwhile, prepare the dumplings by mixing flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and caraway seeds in a mixing bowl. cut in the shortening and add chopped parsley. Beat the egg and yogurt into the mixture until just moistened.
5) Turn off the flame and allow the pressure cooker to cool. Set the cooking rack aside and remove the bones from the pork (this can be done a day in advance).
6) Now, put meat in the pressure cooker along with onion, cabbage, tomato, paprika, mushrooms and water. Close the lid and cook for 5 minutes at 15 pounds pressure.

FINALIZING
7) Turn off the heat and allow the pressure cooker to cool. Now, take a rounded tablespoon and dip in the dumpling mixture to form rounds dumplings. Add on top of the simmering soup.
8) Steam uncovered for about 25 minutes on medium heat.

SERVING
9) Put one dumpling in each soup bowl and serve. You can also serve with extra yogurt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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