Pork stew with dumplings


There’s nothing better than a warm stew to bring the family together. Packed with love and flavour, this deliciously comforting stew will be the new family favourite.


60ml (¼c) oil

1kg Eskort Pork Neck Steaks, cubed

salt and pepper 

1 large onion, chopped

1 carrot, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

30ml (2T) chopped fresh rosemary

10ml (2t) chopped fresh thyme

250ml (1c) vegetable stock

1 can (410g) tomato soup

250ml (1c) cream

1 packet scone premix

30ml (2T) onion seeds (optional)


  • Heat the oil in a pot over moderate heat.
  • Season the meat with salt and pepper and set aside.
  • Fry the onion, carrot, garlic and herbs until glossy. Add the meat and sautée until brown.
  • Add the stock and tomato soup and simmer for 15 minutes, then add the cream.
  • While the stew cooks, make the scone batter as per the packet instructions, adding onion seeds (if using).
  • Divide the batter into 8 balls and press flat.
  • Place the dumplings on top of the stew and close the lid.
  • Cook for another 15 minutes.
  • Serve the stew with dumplings and your favourite side dish.

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