Pork and Dumplings

Pork and Dumplings


"A down home favorite for the whole family. This is comfort food!"


servings 382 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 382 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 10.3 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 28.8 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 405 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place pork chops in an oven-safe pan, pour in 2 quarts water and season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and bake for 1 1/2 hours. Remove pork from broth and set aside and keep warm.
  3. Cut the shortening in the flour and 1 teaspoon salt until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually add hot water until it forms ball. Place dough on a floured surface and roll out to 1/8 inch thick. Cut into 2 inch squares.
  4. Place pan full of broth on medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Drop biscuits in and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes. Serve spooned over cooked pork chops.
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  1. 9 Ratings


My family did not like this recipe at all. I, promise, I followed the directions to a "T," but the pork turned out bland. The dumplings, which I thought would be a hit with my kids, were too sti...

This recipe turned out pretty well. I added a bit more spice to the water that I cooked the pork chops in (onion salt, a fresh minced garlic clove, and some paprika). Also, my Fiance was about...

Oh my goodness. Thank you for this recipe. My family flipped for it. My daughter rarely eats meat and she asked for seconds. The dumplings are so easy and flavorful. A terrific EASY winner.