Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

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"This is an easy slow cooker recipe that cooks while you are at work! We added more veggies and used natural (not condensed) soup to make this recipe healthier."


5 h 45 m servings 248 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 248 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 16.2 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 758 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place chicken, butter, cream of chicken soup, and onion in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on High for 5 to 6 hours. Stir in carrots after 5 hours of cooking.
  2. Place torn biscuit dough in slow cooker 30 minutes before serving. Cook until dough is no longer raw in the center, about 25 minutes. Lift edges of biscuits and stir in peas. Let stand until warm, about 10 minutes, before serving.


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  1. 32 Ratings


Great quick recipe for crock pot! I omitted the butter, by accident, and it still tasted great. I seasoned the chicken with salt and pepper and then shredded it before adding peas and dumplings ...

This recipe was okay. I probably won't use it again. I added some mushrooms and thyme to the recipe, but there still wasn't a lot of flavor.

First, I didn't follow the recipe exactly but think I got the "flavor" it was going for. Completely forgot the butter and, honestly, I don't think that you need it. I added carrots at the begi...

I want to review this recipe while it's still fresh in my mind. Thanks to all who reviewed this; you gave me suggestions I might not have considered had I gone AS IS. I didn't shred the breast...

We'd baked a whole chicken a few nights earlier, so I just shredded the leftovers in the crockpot. I added carrots, celery, onion, garlic and basil for the veggies, 1 can of cream of chicken sou...

It was great... I made added a few more things such as spices and celery. I also cooked it for 8 hrs on low and turned it on high for the last hour for the dumplings. They came out perfectly coo...

good base recipe, but i add to add some chicken broth to it to make it more "soupy" and seasonings to add a little more flavor.

Definitely a winner in my family! I added a cup of chicken broth while cooking, for extra flavor. I also dipped the torn biscuits in flour to thicken the mixture. Easy and delicious.

Tasted great! I did modify a bit, used frozen pearl onions and added baby gold potatoes. Also, sprinkled the biscuits with shredded cheese and baked them then served the stew open face on the bi...