Slow cooker vegetable stew with cheddar dumplings

"Give classic stew a veggie twist with creamy sauce and cheesy dumplings. Make it in the slow cooker and be rewarded with a hearty meal at the end of the day"
Prep time:
20 min
Cook time:
6 hr
Servings:
6 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
8.2 / 10
High score

Glycemic Index

Index
46
Low
Load
25
High

Nutrition per serving:

Calories554.00 kcal28%
Fat33.00 g47%
Carbs40.00 g15%
Sugars6.00 g7%
Protein18.00 g36%
Sodium0.90 mg0%
Fiber13.00 g46%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
46
Low
Glycemic Load
25
High

Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil
200g baby carrots , scrubbed, trimmed and halved if large
3 leeks , cut into thick slices
3 garlic cloves , crushed
3 tbsp plain flour
400ml vegetable stock
2 courgettes , cut into large chunks
2 x 400g cans butter or cannellini beans , drained and rinsed
1 bay leaf
4 thyme , rosemary or tarragon sprigs
200ml crème fraîche
1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
200g broad beans or peas
200g spinach
½ small bunch of parsley , finely chopped, plus extra to serve
100g self-raising flour
50g vegetarian suet or cold butter, grated
100g mature cheddar
½ small bunch of parsley , finely chopped

Directions

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