What is an easy chicken and dumpling recipe?


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Cooking up a batch of chicken and dumplings can be made easier with the use of a commercially produced chicken broth and more interesting with buttermilk biscuits. The recipe shown here requires only seven simple ingredients that are easy to find.

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What is an easy chicken and dumpling recipe?
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Easy Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

This recipe yields about four servings with each serving having 348 calories.

Prep Time: 30 min.

Total Time: 40 min.

Number of Servings: 4


  • 3 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 10 3/4 ounces condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 32 ounces Progresso reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 16.3 ounces Pillsbury Grands! Homestyle refrigerated buttermilk biscuits (8 biscuits)
  1. Prepare the broth
  2. Heat the broth, chicken, cream of chicken soup and poultry seasoning in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Place the lid on the Dutch oven and set the heat on simmer, while stirring from time to time for about 5 minutes. Bring the heat back up to medium-high to bring to a low boil.

  3. Prepare the biscuits
  4. Lightly flour a surface and then pat or roll the buttermilk biscuits to a thickness of 1/8-inch and then cut into 1/2-inch wide strips.

  5. Finish up the recipe
  6. Drop the buttermilk biscuit strips into the boiling chicken mix one by one and then add the carrots and celery. Set the heat to low and cover. Let it simmer for around 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally to keep the dumplings from sticking.

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