Dumplings in a casserole

Dumpling recipes

Make your own dumplings and add to stews and casseroles for an easy way to bulk up a family dinner. We have lighter options and vegetarian, too.

135 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A rich and warming red wine chicken casserole - ideal for when it's cold and dark outside.

1 hr and 45 mins
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106 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A slow-cooked chicken casserole with Italian basil flavours that makes a perfect weekend one-pot

3 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
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64 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Goulash makes a great freezer standby - just the job when you're pushed for time, but want the comfort of a stew

1 hr and 55 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Slow-cooked oxtail is soft, melting meat and teamed with this rich red wine sauce it's perfect for parties

3 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
167 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Muffin on stew? You’d better believe it – think of it as a lighter alternative to suet dumplings

2 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
42 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A vegetarian supper full of fresh flavours, perfect for sharing with friends

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
50 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The pearl barley makes this stew really hearty - perfect for a cold winter evening

2 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
54 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Bypass the suet and make lighter dumplings for this family-friendly one-pot stew

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Try this simple one-pot take on the traditional Brazilian Feijoada, using pork shoulder - throw in leftover chorizo, ham or bacon

3 hrs
Easy
40 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up a vegetarian casserole with some spicy North African flavours and hearty cheese dumplings

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
34 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Cosy-up this winter with a hearty stew. This beef and Guinness casserole really packs in the flavour, and comes served with delicious bacon dumplings, cabbage and mash

3 hrs and 30 mins
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14 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Try a taste of this Baltic state's cuisine with these zeppelin-shaped dumplings, filled with pork mince and served with creamy mushrooms

1 hr and 30 mins
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27 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This healthy family supper has dumplings that soak up all the flavours of cider, mustard and a hint of apple, and it's 3 of your 5-a-day

2 hrs
Easy
Healthy
14 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Combine the fabulous flavours of a Sri Lankan curry with the comfort of a British stew to make this sumptuous vegan dish accompanied by coconut dumplings

1 hr and 25 mins
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Vegan
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

John Torode's crowd-warming beef stew is delicious and dead simple

3 hrs and 25 mins
Easy
33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

We've cut the calories and fat and boosted the fibre in this comforting casserole by using a lean cut of beef and upping the vegetables

2 hrs and 55 mins
Easy
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay revives a British stalwart, boiled beef and dumplings, with a few modern twists

2 hrs and 45 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Take this simple green soup from light lunch to dinner party starter with a mouth-watering, meaty garnish of streaky bacon dumplings

1 hr
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Great British Menu chef Nathan Outlaw creates a wonderfully light but full-flavoured dish using the best Cornish produce

1 hr and 55 mins
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98 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy this filling sweet potato and black bean stew as a budget-friendly midweek meal. Served with moreish cheddar dumplings, it's great for feeding a crowd

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
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