Chestnut Casserole Recipe with Cheese Dumplings

chestnut casserole

Chestnut Casserole Recipe Submitted by Poolfield2

Serves 2

Ingredients for Chestnut Casserole :

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 8 pickling size onions
  • 3 medium carrots in chunks
  • 1 stick celery in 1″ pieces
  • 8 button mushrooms, halved
  • 2 tbs broad beans
  • 2 or 3 broccoli florets
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • 12 tinned chestnuts (or dried chestnuts cooked in water until tender)
  • 2 tbs chopped parsley
  • 2 tsp cornflour

Ingredients for Cheese dumplings:

  • 2oz bread crumbs
  • 2oz veggie cheddar
  • ¼ tsp mustard powder
  • pinch cayenne
  • 1 egg

Method for Chestnut Casserole :

  1. Stir fry vegetables in oil for a couple of minutes and stir in mustard powder.
  2. Add soy sauce and enough water to come up half way up the vegetables.  Simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile mix all ingredients for dumplings and divide mixture into 10 small balls.
  4. Add chestnuts and stir, then balance the dumplings on top of veg and put lid on pan, simmer for another 10 minutes.
  5. Lift vegetables and dumplings onto a serving dish and thicken sauce with cornflour and pour over vegetables.

This recipe for Chestnut Casserole with Cheese Dumplings makes a warm and filling vegetarian meal ideal for autumn nights that start to chill

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One comment on “Chestnut Casserole Recipe with Cheese Dumplings
  1. Lyn Woods says:

    I used to make this recipe (or something very similar) when I was a student nurse almost 30 years ago. I can’t recall where I got the recipe and have regularly searched the Internet for it, with no success until now! Thank you so much. xxx

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