Ground Beef Soup With Chili and Cornmeal Dumplings

“In '300 Sensational Soup' by Carla Snyder & Meredith Deeds”
1hr 25mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and red pepper; saute until starting to soften, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add ground beef and saute, breaking up with the back of a wooden spoon, until only a trace of pink remains, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and chile powder; saute for 2 minutes to blend the flavors.
  5. Add beans, tomatoes with juice, stock, salt, and pepper taste; bring to a boil.
  6. Decrease heat and simmer while you assemble the dumplings.
  7. Dumplings-in a large bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and salt.
  8. In a measuring cup, whisk together the egg, milk, and vegetable oil; pour into dry ingredients and mix just until combined.
  9. Dot cornmeal mixture over top of soup; cover, and simmer until dumplings are cooked through, about 25 minutes.
  10. Ladle into heated bowls and garnish with green onions.

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