Beef Cobbler recipe

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serves: 1
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 40 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 997 kCal 50%
Fat 51g 73%
  -  Saturates 26g 130%

This beef cobbler is topped with homemade dumplings and will warm your soul on a cold evening...

Our hearty beef cobbler is the epitome of comfort food. Topped with home-made dumplings, this beef cobbler will warm you up nicely on a cold evening.

Made with frozen mince to keep the price down, it’s an affordable dish that uses a good amount of beef stock and is seasoned with a dash of Worcestershire sauce to give it a rich and meaty flavour. And it’s packed with nutritious vegetables. Enjoy this hearty and warming single serve dish during the cold months – and if you’re making it for more, simply increase the portion sizes.

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  • 1tsp sunflower oil
  • 1tbsp chopped onion
  • 125g frozen minced beef
  • 200ml beef stock or water
  • 1tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3tbsp frozen mixed vegetables
  • 1tbsp gravy granules
  • For the dumplings:
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 30g butter
  • 2tbsp milk


  • Heat the oven to 190°C. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the onion for 2 mins.

  • Add the mince and season well, then cook it for 5 mins until nicely browned.

  • Pour in the stock or water, then add the Worcestershire sauce and simmer, covered, for 15 mins.

  • Add the frozen mixed veg and gravy granules. Cook for 1 min, then pour into an ovenproof dish.

  • Tip the flour into a bowl and add a generous pinch of salt. Rub in the butter, then mix in the milk, to form a sticky dough.

  • Roll into 2-3 dumplings and pop on top of the mince. Bake for 20 mins, until the dumplings are cooked through and pale golden.

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