Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings
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Try these chicken and dumplings for a budget-friendly family dinner. Add a side of roasted green beans to complete your meal.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
  • Amount per serving Calories 315

  • Total Fat 5g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 100mg
  • Sodium 460mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 4g
  • Protein 36g
  • Potassium 810mg


  • whole wheat flour
    1 cup
  • all-purpose flour
    1/2 cup
  • baking soda
    1 tsp
  • baking powder
    1/2 tsp
  • ground sage
    1/2 tsp
  • salt (optional)
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • Plain Nonfat Greek yogurt (non-fat)
    1/2 cup
  • eggs
  • cold water
    1 tbsp
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • olive oil
    1 tsp
  • medium onion (diced)
  • carrot(s) (diced)
  • celery (diced)
    2 stalks
  • white (button) mushrooms (sliced)
    8 oz
  • chicken breasts (boneless, skinless, diced)
    1 1/2 lbs
  • low sodium chicken broth (fat-free, low-sodium)
    8 cup


  1. Mix the flours, baking soda, baking powder, sage, salt (optional), and pepper in a medium bowl. Add yogurt, egg, and water and knead to make a slightly sticky dough. Cover the bowl and set aside.

  2. Add cooking spray and olive oil to a large soup pot over medium high heat. Add the onion, carrots, celery, and mushrooms. Sauté for 5-7 minutes or until the vegetables are softened.

  3. Add the chicken and broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer for 5 minutes.

  4. Roll the dough out into an 8 inch disk that is 1/2-inch thick. Cut the dough into 1 inch pieces and drop the dumplings into the simmering broth. Stir frequently until all the dumplings are added.

  5. Simmer the dumplings for 10 minutes and serve.

  • Not recommended

    The dough for the dumplings was crumbly. The dumplings were tough. Overall the soup was mediocre.