Better than Grandma's Chicken Dumpling Recipe

1
Kat M.O.

By
@pinaycana

This recipe is so easy that even the most amateur of cooks can make this without fail.

The chicken soup recipe is oh so delicious on its own! Feel free to substitute the dumplings with rice, noodles, or omit it altogether. It will still turn out great. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

  • FOR THE DUMPLINGS

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • 3/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • FOR THE SOUP

  • 2 medium
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 c
    carrots, cubed
  • 1/2 c
    celery, chopped
  • 1 small
    onions, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    green beans
  • 2 1/2 c
    water
  • 2 tsp
    chicken bouillon powder
  • 1 can(s)
    campbell's heart healthy cream of chicken soup
  • ·
    garlic powder, salt, and pepper to taste

How to Make Better than Grandma's Chicken Dumpling Recipe

Step-by-Step

  1. FOR THE SOUP:

    1) Put the water and Wyler's chicken bouillon in a medium sized pot.

    2) Add the uncooked chicken, carrots, celery, green beans, and onions. Cover for 10 minutes on medium heat or until chicken is cooked.

    3) Remove the chicken from the pot and separate the meat. NOTE: You can cut the chicken into small cubes beforehand if you want to skip this step. (My kids prefer the shredded chicken to the cubed ones for some reason)

    4) Add the entire can of Campbell's cream of chicken soup. Simmer for 15 minutes.

    5) Add salt, pepper, and garlic powder according to your and your family's taste. Mix well and cover for another 5 mins. Then, serve and enjoy.
  2. FOR THE DUMPLINGS:

    1) Combine all dry ingredients. Mix in butter until crumbly.

    2) Slowly add milk until a soft dough is formed.

    3) Using a teaspoon sprayed with Pam, drop by spoonfuls into simmering soup. Cover and continue to simmer for 15 minutes without lifting the lid.

    NOTE: The dough expands when it's cooked. If you're cooking for kids, try dropping in dough balls about as small as a nickel for bite-size portions.

Printable Recipe Card

About Better than Grandma's Chicken Dumpling Recipe




Show 4 Comments & Reviews

12 Yummy Ways to Use Bananas That’s Not in Banana Bread

12 Yummy Ways to Use Bananas That’s Not in Banana Bread


It seems no matter how hard we try, eating a bunch of bananas before they turn brown is a challenge. What happens when bananas get a little too ripe? It’s time to make banana bread. Or is it? If you want to make banana bread, check out 11 of our best banana bread recipes. But, […]

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas

15 Healthy Meal Prep Ideas


Is your goal for the year to eat healthier? We’re here to help. These healthy meal prep recipes will make sticking to your diet easier than ever. Not only is meal prepping proven to help you eat healthier, but these nutritious meals are also delicious and sure to cure your cravings.

17 Recipes With Avocado That Go Beyond Guacamole

17 Recipes With Avocado That Go Beyond Guacamole


You can’t make guacamole without avocados. But they are good in many more recipes too. Rich and creamy, use them in deviled eggs or a dip. They complete fish tacos and are a tasty addition to burgers. If you’re craving avocado but don’t want guac (gasp), remember these recipes. They will curb your avocado craving […]