Mom's Simple Dumplings

Mom's Simple Dumplings

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Zen K. 4

"As a kid I begged my mom to make chicken and dumplings all the time. Now I swear by this simple recipe too!"

Ingredients

30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 186 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 186 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.3 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.7g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 466 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt in a mixing bowl. Cut in the shortening with a knife or pastry blender until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. Stir the milk into the flour mixture until moistened. Dough will be pretty lumpy, but be sure to not over mix it!
  2. Drop dough by large spoonfuls onto any boiling stew. The dumplings should rest on top of vegetables and meat; it's okay if they stick out of the top a bit. Cook uncovered for 10 minutes; cover and cook another 10 minutes.
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I was looking for a recipe that would make drop dumplings as easily as Bisquick but without the Bisquick's fake ingredients. This is it! Perfectly soft and puffy. Only change I made was to us...

I forgot to make bread with our stew yesterday which was a tragedy so we decided to throw in some dumplings instead. My three year old calls them ducklings and he thought they were great. We did...

We like dumplings in beef stew and I've never been able to make really good ones. Until yesterday. I made them too large really but it didn't matter. They were perfect, light and tender all ...