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Italian Stew with Spinach Dumplings

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Italian Stew with Spinach Dumplings
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Savor hot and hearty dumplings Italian style, with spinach and beefy red sauce.
Updated Oct 21, 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
  • 1 jar (26 oz) primavera spaghetti sauce
  • 1 jar (4.5 oz) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups Bisquick Heart Smart® or Original Bisquick™ mix
  • 1/4 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk

Steps

  • 1
    In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook beef over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in spaghetti sauce, mushrooms and water. Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix Bisquick mix, spinach, cheese and milk until soft dough forms. Drop dough by 10 spoonfuls onto hot spaghetti mixture.
  • 3
    Cook uncovered over low heat 10 minutes. Cover; cook 10 minutes longer.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Ten minutes uncovered and ten minutes covered is the secret to cooking dumplings that gives you the best fluffy dumplings.
  • tip 2
    To speed the prep, thaw the spinach in the microwave.

Nutrition

550 Calories, 20g Total Fat, 31g Protein, 60g Total Carbohydrate, 19g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
Calories from Fat
180
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
1850mg
77%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
60g
20%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
19g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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