Clodagh Mckenna served up a tasty chocolate beef stew with herby potato dumplings for the Autumn on This Morning.
The ingredients are: 80g butter, 650g stewing beef, 20g flour, 8 shallots, peeled, 200g mushrooms, quartered, 2 cloves garlic, crushed, 400ml stout , 200ml beef stock , 1 tsp finely chopped fresh thyme, 50g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), grated or nibs , sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
For the herby potato dumplings: 1kg potatoes , 80g butter , 2 tbsp flat leaf parsley, 1 tbsp fresh thyme and 200g plain flour.
For the roux: 50g flour and 50g butter.
See recipes by Clodagh in her book titled : In Minutes: 10, 20, 30 – How much time do you have tonight? available from Amazon now.