Perfectly stodgy & comforting

Perfectly stodgy & comforting

Serves 4 to 6

Cooks In45 minutes

DifficultySuper easy

Nutrition per serving
  • Calories 294 15%

  • Fat 17.7g 25%

  • Saturates 10.3g 52%

  • Sugars 0.7g 1%

  • Salt 0.9g 15%

  • Protein 3.9g 8%

  • Carbs 31.6g 12%

  • Fibre 1.3g -

Of an adult's reference intake


  • 250 g self-raising flour
  • 125 g unsalted butter , cold

recipe adapted from

Jamie's Ministry of Food

By Jamie Oliver


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/gas 5.
  2. Put your flour into a mixing bowl. Using a coarse grater, grate your cold butter into the flour. Add a pinch of sea salt and black pepper.
  3. Using your fingers, gently rub the butter into the flour until it begins to resemble breadcrumbs. Add a splash of cold water to help bind it into a dough.
  4. Divide the dough into 24 pieces and gently roll each into a round dumpling. The dumplings will suck up quite a bit of moisture so if your stew looks dry, add a cup of boiling water and give it a good stir.
  5. Place the dumplings on top of your fully cooked stew and press down lightly so that they’re half submerged. Cook in the oven or on the hob over a medium heat with the lid on for 30 minutes.

Watch the video: How to Make Dumpling Dough. Wrappers for Boiled Dumplings (October 2021).