Creole Pot Roast with Dumplings
1/4 cup margarine
1 (3 pound) beef pot roast
1 (16 ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained
2 cups sliced onions
2 teaspoons curry powder
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 cup hot water
1 2/3 cups unsifted flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
3/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoons chopped pimiento
Melt 2 tablespoons margarine in Dutch oven over medium
high heat. Add beef and brown on all sides. Add
tomatoes and onion; cover tightly. Cook over low heat
for 2 hours.
Stir in curry powder, 1 teaspoon salt, sugar and
Worcestershire sauce. Cover and cook an additional 1/2
Place pot roast on serving platter and keep hot.
Add 1 cup hot water to broth in pot; bring to a boil.
Blend together flour, baking powder and remaining 1
teaspoon salt. Cut in remaining 2 tablespoons
margarine, using a pastry blender or 2 knives. Add
milk, parsley and pimiento to flour mixture. Stir
until moist. Drop batter by tablespoonsful into
boiling broth. Cover; cook over low heat about 15
Place dumplings around pot roast. Strain broth and
serve as gravy.