Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

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Chicken and Dumplings
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  1. Combine chicken, celery, carrots, onion, chicken broth, parsley, chicken bouillon granules, salt and pepper in a large pan or dutch oven; add enough water to cover chicken.
  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 2 hours or until chicken is done.
  3. Remove chicken and let stand until cool enough to handle.
  4. Remove skin from chicken and tear meat away from bones.
  5. Return meat to soup; discard skin and bones.
  6. Add more salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
  7. Return soup to a simmer.
  8. In a mixing bowl, combine dumpling ingredients and mix well to form a stiff dough.
  9. Drop by tablespoonfuls into simmering soup.
  10. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  11. Serve immediately.
  12. Yield: 4 to 6 servings.
  13. *SOUTHERN STYLE DUMPLINGS (heavier and chewier) 2 cups flour, 1 cup chicken broth, 2 tsp baking powder, 2 beaten eggs. Combine flour, broth, baking powder and eggs; mix well to form a stiff batter. Drop by tablespoonfuls into simmering soup. Cover and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 456.48 Kcal (1911 kJ)
Calories from fat 179.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.95g 31%
Cholesterol 33.45mg 11%
Sodium 2331.25mg 97%
Potassium 747.27mg 16%
Total Carbs 59.97g 20%
Sugars 4.88g 20%
Dietary Fiber 7.82g 31%
Protein 10.57g 21%
Vitamin C 7.4mg 12%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 26%
Iron 4.3mg 24%
Calcium 366.1mg 37%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 204.3 Kcal (855 kJ)
Calories from fat 80.35 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.93g 31%
Cholesterol 14.97mg 11%
Sodium 1043.35mg 97%
Potassium 334.44mg 16%
Total Carbs 26.84g 20%
Sugars 2.18g 20%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 31%
Protein 4.73g 21%
Vitamin C 3.3mg 12%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 26%
Iron 1.9mg 24%
Calcium 163.9mg 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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