GG's Chicken and Dumplings

Dene Mitzel

By
@DeneMi

This is my grandma's chicken and dumpling recipe. (My daughter called her GG for "Great Grandma") When I was little we frequently had this after church for Sunday dinner. It was my favorite,and I usually requested it! Everytime I make it I think of my grandma and miss her dearly!


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Serves:

10-12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 stick
butter
1
large onion, chopped
1
bell pepper, chopped
4-5
celery stalks, chopped
1
whole chicken, cut into pieces
1/2 gal
water
salt and pepper
1/2 c
flour
1-2 can(s)
biscuits

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in a large pot and saute onion, bell pepper, and celery until tender but not browned.
2
Add chicken pieces and water; Cover and boil until chicken is tender and falls off bone. (about 1 hour)
3
Remove chicken pieces and reserve one cup of the broth.
4
Remove chicken from bones and add back to the pot.
5
Gradually add the flour to the reserved broth, stirring until smooth; add back to the pot.
6
Add salt and pepper to taste.
7
Bring mixture to a simmer; cut desired amount of biscuits into quarters and add to the mixture; let simmer about 10 minutes or until biscuits are done.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: For Kids, Heirloom
Hashtags: #comfort, #chicken, #soup