Bread Crumb Dumplings for Beef Stew

Bread Crumb Dumplings for Beef Stew

Tender Bread Crumb Dumplings for Hearty Beef Stew: A Symphony of Texture and Comfort

Imagine fluffy pillows of golden delight nestled within a rich, steaming bowl of beef stew. These aren’t your average dumplings; they’re light and airy breadcrumb masterpieces from a simple yet magical blend of eggs, bread crumbs, butter, and salt. Each bite releases a burst of warmth and savory flavor, perfectly complementing the hearty goodness of the stew.

The dumplings’ crisp, buttery exterior gives way to a soft, melt-in-your-mouth crumb as light as a cloud. It’s a delightful textural contrast against the robust stew, creating a symphony of sensations in every spoonful.

Simple Elegance:

The beauty of these dumplings lies in their unpretentious nature. You can conjure up culinary magic with just a handful of readily available ingredients. The golden crumb topping adds a touch of rustic charm to the stew, making it a feast for both the eyes and the palate.

Rich Gravy for the Win:

To elevate the experience further, a silky smooth gravy made with egg yolk, flour, and a splash of broth is gently swirled into the stew. This luxurious sauce binds everything together, adding another layer of richness and depth that takes the stew to another level.

Presentation Perfection:

Surround your tender beef with a crown of these golden dumplings, and then garnish with vibrant carrot slices and fresh parsley. This final touch transforms the bowl into a masterpiece, ready to warm your soul and tantalize your taste buds.

More Than Just a Dumpling:

These breadcrumb dumplings are more than just a delicious addition to your beef stew; they symbolize home and comfort. They’re the memory of grandma’s kitchen, the aroma of simmering broth filling the air, and the joy of gathering around a shared meal.

So, whip up a batch of these simple yet magical dumplings, and let them transform your humble beef stew into a feast fit for a king. With every bite, you’ll savor the warmth of homemade goodness and the pure joy of creating culinary memories that will last a lifetime.

Bread Crumb Dumplings for Beef Stew

Bread Crumb Dumplings for Beef Stew
A vintage clipped recipe for Bread Crumb Dumplings for Beef Stew, make these dumplings with eggs, bread crumbs, butter, and salt. Drop by the spoonful in boiling broth.
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  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup fine breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter or fortified margarine
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups broth


  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • Water


  • Beat eggs into breadcrumbs, beating well after each addition.
  • Add softened butter, salt, and mix well.
  • Drop by spoonfuls into 3 cups boiling broth.
  • Cook for 6 minutes.
  • Have ready 1 egg yolk, mixed with 2 tablespoons flour, and a little water.
  • Add this to the broth, stirring in gradually.
  • Surround meat with dumplings.
  • Garnish with carrots and parsley.
  • Serve.
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Course Breads
Cuisine American
Keyword Beef, Beef Stew, Soup, Stew

One Response

  1. Delightful! The gravy made with the egg yolk and flour added the perfect touch. Careful with the salt – taste your dry breadcrumbs first. They might be salty enough. I didn’t and my dumplings were too salty. I recommend this recipe!

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