Pour the mince mixture into an oven proof dish and arrange the cobblers on top. Defrost fully before baking or reheating. Much better than dumplings! A great dinner treat for autumn and winter - perfect, easy comfort food at its finest. BBC Good Food online webinarsExpand your cooking skills with our online masterclasses. The trick to getting a light and fluffy cobbler is to just knead the dough sufficiently to bring the ingredients together. If you overwork the dough the cobblers will become tough. This looks so tasty, Jacqui! they are similar to dumplings but crisp on the outside. Add onions, and cook 7 to 10 minutes, or until very brown. I’m not sure why but I’ve never actually made a savoury cobbler. Can be reheated and served the next day. They are similar to dumplings but I think nicer because of the crusty outside. Dutch oven over medium heat. Or follow me on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to never miss a recipe. All Thank you Jhuls its a pleasure as always. This looks so comforting and delicious. You can roll out the dough and cut out with round discs with a cookie cutter if you wish but I find it is easiest just to shape into a ball then flatten into a disc 2cm (1in) thick with your hands before cutting into wedges. We have comforting chicken cobblers, plus beef, lamb and vegetarian I think they are great and so easy i wish I remembered to make them more often than I do. Hello Fresh special offer: Get 50% off your first recipe box, then 35% off the next three. Sprinkle mixture with flour, and stir to coat. Somehow it slipped off my list of regular dishes until I made it again a couple of weeks ago. Heat 2tsp oil in a frying pan and gently fry 1 chopped onion until softened and begining to colour. The origin of the name cobbler is uncertain but it may be due to the topping having the visual appearance of a ‘cobbled’ stone pathway rather than the ‘smooth’ paving of a rolled out pastry topping. Unlike the pastry on a pie I find that the cobbler topping reheats well in the microwave. Add bell pepper, and cook 3 minutes more, or until bell pepper is softened. Don't subscribe Add 500g (1lb2oz) minced beef and cook over a medium high heat until browned, breaking up the mince with the side of the spoon as it cooks. Thanks for the reminder they exist! Haven’t made a cobbler though and it looks great. Slowly add in water, stirring to incorporate. This looks like the perfect autumn comfort food. Easier than pie and heartier than crumble, this sweet or savoury oven-baked dish is pure comfort. I think we all forget great dishes from time to time then its a pleasant surprise when we remember them again! How about you be the judge and take a gander at these 14 crave-worthy cobblers that go beyond just the usual peach filling. New! Thank you for a great recipe. This recipe could be easily adapted by substituting or replacing 2 or 3 ingredients to give the Savoury Beef Cobbler flavours from around the world. Add onions, and cook 7 to 10 minutes, or until very brown. This looks delicious. Most of the ingredients you need to make the filling apart from the mince you will likely to already have at home and the same goes for the cobbler topping. If crumble is a winner with your family, try this – it’s a little different but just as delicious, A delicious meat dish made all the better by being gluten-free. Add 1 tbsp tomato puree and 1 tsp herbs. Dutch oven over medium heat. I much prefer them myself. WOw fabulous news so pleased you liked it that much Can’t ask for more 🙂. I am drooling! A savoury mince and onion filling topped with cheese scones to make an easy and economical dish ideal for a midweek meal. Sprinkle over 2tbsp flour and stir in, then add 300ml (½pint) stock and bring to a simmer stirring. Preheat the oven to 200℃ (180℃ fan)/400°F/gas mark 6. Cool the meat mixture as quickly as possible and store, covered, in the fridge for up to 24 hours. Add 1 tbsp tomato puree and 1 tsp herbs. To make Filling: Heat oil in 5-qt. Yes, you are right its the contrast in texture which makes them so good. Add 2 chopped garlic cloves and cook for another minute or two. The cobbler can be frozen before or after baking. English settlers unable to make traditional suet puddings due to lack of European ingredients and cooking equipment, instead covered a stewed filling with a layer of uncooked plain scones (biscuits) or dumplings, fitted together to cover the top. Whisk in 1 tablespoon flour to create a paste. I made this today and we loved it. Oooh I’ve been meaning to make a cobbler for ages, I live the contrast of textures! I don’t know if it is just the fun name but kids seem to like this dish too. A simple mince beef and onion filling topped with Cobblers (cheesy scones) make this savoury mince cobbler a delicious and economical family dinner. Proper comfort food for this time of year! 1. Use the dropdown above to be notified of followup comments via e-mail. Showing 1-12 of 13 recipes Savoury Beef Cobbler Minced beef and chickpeas make a great combination in this savoury stew with a scone topping. I’d forgotten how delicious they are. Thanks for hosting #CookBlogShare this week and for sharing this lovely dish! For bigger appetites add some potatoes, mash goes really well. I love these kind of recipes when the weather is getting colder. Jacqueline is a member of the Guild of Food Writers and has been a cookery writer and food stylist for over 25 years. Your email address will not be published. Cobbler recipes The perfect comfort food; our cobbler recipes have both sweet and savoury fillings but all of them have the pièce-de-résistance cobbler topping. It’s definitely something that should change especially now that we are eating more comfort food meals! Why not subscribe to  Recipes Made Easy for my weekly newsletter. Add bell pepper, and cook 3 minutes more, or until bell pepper is softened. It's classic comfort food and the cobbler topping can be used on any stewed fruit, Bake a comforting, easy pudding with tinned peaches. economical, family favouirite, mince beef. Rub the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. It’s hard for us to choose whether biscuits are better used as bread for breakfast sandwiches or as a topper for cobblers. It is found in both sweet and savoury versions and sometimes with just a simple ring of cobbles around the edge, rather than a complete layer. Our creative savoury and sweet cobbler recipes are perfect for a filling family meal or decadent dessert. Stir 50g (2oz) cheese leaving a little to sprinkle on top and add enough milk (about 5 tbsp) to bring the mixture together to form a soft dough. Add 500g (1lb2oz) minced beef and cook over a medium high heat until browned, breaking up the mince with the side of the spoon as it cooks. Slide this pudding into the oven after the Sunday roast has come out. Much easier than a pie but with that same degree of filling comfort food.