GG's Chicken and Dumplings

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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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Melt butter in a large pot and saute onion, bell pepper, and celery until tender but not browned.
2Add chicken pieces and water; Cover and boil until chicken is tender and falls off bone. (about 1 hour)
3Remove chicken pieces and reserve one cup of the broth.
4Remove chicken from bones and add back to the pot.
5Gradually add the flour to the reserved broth, stirring until smooth; add back to the pot.
6Add salt and pepper to taste.
7Bring 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 GG's Chicken and Dumplings

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