5 Quirky Mince and Dumpling Recipes

Looking for something hearty and comforting to make to warm your soul on a cold night? Mince and dumplings can fill you up through and through, giving your belly a hug from the inside. And as delicious as mince and dumplings can be though, sometimes it’s just a tad predictable. Nothing wrong with that, buuuuuuuut…sometimes it’s fun to take a walk on the wild side.

Here we present 5 deliciously different mince and dumpling recipes to break on

through to the other side.

1. Beef and Guinness stew with horseradish dumplings 

beef and guiness stew and dumplings

Ok, let’s be clear…nothing and I mean nothing, bad can ever come of marinating beef in Guinness. What a lovely way for beef to spend the day! Paired with the strong bite of horseradish dumplings, it is such a divine way to enjoy this dish, especially with a pint of


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2. Beef and chorizo with horseradish mash and rosemary dumplings

Beef and chorizo with horseradish mash and rosemary dumplings

When beef and chorizo laze about in red wine, it will always end well. The hit of fresh rosemary makes these dumplings the perfect accent to this savory meal.

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3. Mince and tatties with dumplings

Marmite mince and tatties with dumplings

Would you like mince and dumplings but don’t want to go through gobs of steps to get there? Then try this recipe which utilizes just 10 ingredients. It’s so simple that even kids can get in on the help here.

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4. Semolina and saffron dumplings with root vegetable stew

semolina and saffron dumplings

For a rustic twist, these dumplings pop with the vibrant pulse of saffron, giving them a warm and golden color. Mint leaves accentuate the tastes in a most harmonious way.

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5. Salted beef brisket with suet dumplings

This simple yet elegant meal is perfect for impressing company. The dumplings, filled with suet, carrots, and celery, make a perfect complement to the melt-in-your-mouth brisket.

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