• Sarah LaNore

Chicken & Dumplings Recipe!

Ok, if you’re in the mood for comfort food, this chicken + dumplings combo is going to be the perfect lunch or dinner that you can whip up in 30 minutes. Oh, and it’s meal plan approved 🙌 Let’s get into it!

Ingredients

- 1 tbsp ghee

- 1 cup chopped onion (you’ll need about 1½ medium onions)

- ½ cup chopped celery (about 1½ medium stalks)

- ½ cup chopped carrots (1 medium)

- 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped

- 2 cups low-sodium organic chicken broth

- 2 cups low-fat (1%) milk

- ¼ tsp sea salt

- ¼ tsp ground black pepper

- 3 tbsp cornstarch + 3 tbsp water (combine to make a slurry)

- 3 cups cooked, shredded chicken breast

- 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

- 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley


- 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour

- ¼ tsp sea salt

- ¼ tsp baking powder, gluten-free

- 1 large egg, lightly beaten

- 3 tbsp water


Instructions

1. Add the ghee to a large soup pot and heat over medium-high heat until fragrant.


2. Add the onion, celery, carrots, and garlic; cook for 5 minutes, until vegetables begin to soften.


3. Add the broth, milk, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer and continue cooking while dumplings are made.


4. To make dumplings, stir together flour, salt, and baking powder in a medium mixing bowl. Add egg and water; stir until a loose dough forms.


5. Dollop tablespoon-sized lumps of dough directly into simmering soup. Cover and cook, 10 to 12 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a dumpling comes out clean.


6. Stir in cornstarch slurry and simmer, 1 minute, until soup thickens.


7. Stir in chicken, vinegar, and parsley.


8. Divide evenly among four bowls and serve immediately, or store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 4 days.


This recipe makes 4 servings.

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