mince

Mince and Dumplings

Ingredients For the mince 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely sliced 2 medium carrots, diced 500g beef mince 1 can chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp tomato purée 350ml water 150ml red wine 1 bay leaf salt and freshly ground black pepper For the dumplings 250g self-raising flour, plus extra for rolling 125g shredded beef suet ½ tsp fine sea salt 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley Method Heat the oil in a large saucepan and cook the onion, garlic, celery, and carrots for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft.