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Beef Casserole with Caraway Seed Dumplings



4 portion(s)


  • 700 grams of gravy beef/ stewing steak, chopped into 4cm pieces
  • 2 Capsicum, seeded and cut down the middle then into quaters and sliced into 2cm
  • 1 onion, peeled and quarterd
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 1 heaped tablespoon of vegetable stock
  • 80 grams of red wine
  • 1/4 level teaspoon of black pepper
  • 30 grams olive oil
  • 1 level teaspoon of sweet paprika
  • 1/2 level tablespoon of mixed herbs
  • 1/2 level teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 400 gram tin of diced tomatoes
  • Dumplings
  • 185 grams of self raising flour
  • 65 grams of butter
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1 level teaspoon of caraway seeds
  • 6
    1h 35min
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Dumplings

    Add flour and butter and caraway seeds to bowl blend 4 seconds, speed 5

    Add milk, blend 5 seconds  speed 4

     2 minutes kneed function

    place dough on a lightly floured bench and cut into 4cm rounds  and place into varoma

    With out washing the bowl

    Add onions and garlic to bowl chop 4 seconds speed 5, scrape down bowl add oil and cook 2 minutes, 100 deg, speed 1

    Add beef cook 2 minutes 100 deg reverse speed, spoon soft

    Add the rest of ingredients and cook 40 minutes 100 deg, reverse, spoon soft MC off, basket on top

     Remove basket and place Varoma on top with dumplings and cook 25 minutes, varoma, reverse, speed spoon

    NOTE you might like to thicken the sauce a little as the Varoma adds a little more water, I used  a mix of cornflour and water













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  • So very tasty. I had to add extra flour to...

    Submitted by Mistymoo82 on 4. June 2018 - 19:47.

    So very tasty. I had to add extra flour to dumplings but came out so light and fluffy. Also added heaps of vegies to the bowl and came out beautiful.

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  • Mmmm, such a tasy beef

    Submitted by KiwiSteve on 30. June 2016 - 21:16.

    Mmmm, such a tasy beef dinner.

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