Blue Corn Dumplings

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Title: Blue Corn Dumplings
Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Chili, Muffins, Soups

Ingredients:

1 c Blue cornmeal
2 ts Baking powder
1 ts Salt
1 ts Solid vegetable shortening
1/3 1/2 cup milk


Mix the blue cornmeal, baking powder and salt thoroughly in a bowl.

Add the shortening and work the ingredients together with a pastry cutter
or fork until the mixture resembles coarse meal.

Add enough milk to make a batter of medium consistency, not too thick or
too thin.

Drop batter by teaspoonfuls on top of stew or chil in a pot.

Cover the pot tightly and steam the dumplings for 15 minutes. DON'T PEEK!!
The stew or chile should be kept simmering over medium-low heat during this
process.

After 15 minutes, remove lid and serve the stew or chili with the
dumplings.

Contributor: Chile Pepper Magazine, MM format by Roy Olsen Posted to
MM-Recipes Digest V4 #222 by roy@indy.net (Roy) on Aug 22, 1997