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Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
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Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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Perfect for autumn nights, this main course is speedy, low in fat and a delicious one-dish meal. —Nancy Tuck of Elk Falls, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-2/3 cups reduced-fat biscuit/baking mix
  • 2/3 cup fat-free milk

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 260 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 1039mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray, cook and stir celery and carrots over medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in broth, chicken, poultry seasoning and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a gentle simmer.
  2. For dumplings, mix biscuit mix and milk until a soft dough forms. Drop by tablespoonfuls on top of the simmering liquid. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 10-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in dumplings comes out clean (do not lift cover during the first 10 minutes). Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Easy Chicken and Dumplings in Light & Tasty October 2005, p23


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cccosey User ID: 5810783 263354
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2017

"5 stars for quick, easy and tasty. I didn't grow up on chicken and dumplings but my husband and kids liked this recipe just fine!"

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rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 262050
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2017

"Really yummy although I couldn't find reduced fat biscuit mix and I used 1% milk since that's what I had on hand. Leftovers were great the day after!"

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suet User ID: 63821 255261
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2016

"Excellent!! My husband loved it and he is a picky eater. I added basil and a bay leaf for extra flavor. I will definitely make it again, soon!!"

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Psalm127-3 User ID: 7749892 255256
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2016

"Nothing quite as good as C&D on a cold night in my opinion. Reading the recipe I was really hoping it would be something that would spur a need to make them in a month or two.My taste buds and sense of smell are not what they used to be. I have horrible allergies/asthma. I know that when I cook now I have to do a lot more seasoning so I can have any flavors at all. Unfortunately for me I can't see using an 1/8 t pepper (ever) in any recipe or 1/2 t poultry seasoning either. Still&all appreciate you posting recipe, I'm sure it's very good."

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mjflowers User ID: 5877763 255224
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2016

"Very good recipe, added rosemary and a bay leaf for more flavor. I also added a 1/4 cup low fat shredded cheddar cheese to biscuit mix. Yum!

Family loved this and will definitely make again!"

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SammyPrissy User ID: 5091114 242362
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2016

"I have made this numerous times. It's so good & easy!"

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pcjceb User ID: 8691231 241964
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2016

"Fast and full of flavor"

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twinkiedog User ID: 8053636 241403
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2016

"quick & Easy! I too cooked for 20 minutes."

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KittieCatt User ID: 6154720 239069
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2015 Edited Jan. 14, 2016

"NANCY: Your recipe was quick and definitely delicious. Thanks for your lovely recipe for a delicious & quick dinner after a busy day!"

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Cklee1403 User ID: 7760621 235642
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2015

"This was very easy and very tasty. I had always used biscuits cut in fourths for dumplings . These were much better . Followed recipe except didn't add carrots ( personal preference)"

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