Beef Cassoulet with Herb Dumplings

Plump biscuits cook on top of hearty hamburger stew. It’s comfort food for a weeknight supper!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1
cup water
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
medium celery stalk, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
can (15 to 16 oz) navy or kidney beans, drained
1 3/4
cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
cups Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes (from 28-oz can), undrained
2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
2/3
cup milk
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in water, 1 teaspoon oregano, 1/2 teaspoon basil, the garlic, celery, onion, beans, broth and tomatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
  • 3 In medium bowl, stir remaining ingredients until soft dough forms. Drop dough by 12 spoonfuls onto beef mixture (do not drop directly into liquid). Cook uncovered over low heat 10 minutes. Cover; cook 10 minutes longer.

Expert Tips

Save time, not to mention tears. Use prechopped onion found in bags in the freezer section of your grocery store.

One medium clove of garlic, finely chopped, is the same as 1/4 teaspoon instant minced garlic. In this recipe, use 1/2 teaspoon instant minced garlic for the fresh.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
160 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 g
18 %
(Saturated Fat
6 g,
6 %
),
Cholesterol
45 mg
45 %;
Sodium
1340 mg
1340 %;
Total Carbohydrate
51 g
51 %
(Dietary Fiber
7 g
7 %
),
Protein
26 g
26 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
28%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.