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
  • 1 cup sliced fresh carrots
  • 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 chicken mixture with 3 dumplings equals 282 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 1022 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch 1 vegetable 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray, saute celery and carrots for 5 minutes. Stir in the broth, chicken, poultry seasoning and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a gentle simmer.
  2. For dumplings, combine biscuit mix and milk. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto simmering broth. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in a dumpling comes out clean (do not lift cover while simmering). Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Easy Chicken and Dumplings in Light & Tasty October 2005, p23

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Reviewed Jan. 23, 2016

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

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Reviewed Jan. 17, 2016

"Fast and full of flavor"

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Reviewed Jan. 9, 2016

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

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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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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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