Chicken Dumpling Soup

Chicken Dumpling Soup


"A well rounded chicken soup with delicious chicken and herb dumplings."


1 h 45 m servings 189 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 16.9 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 587 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a blender or food processor, combine 3 cups cooked chicken, eggs, 3/4 cup chicken broth, 1 cup flour, parsley, 2 teaspoons salt, pepper and tarragon. Process until smooth.
  2. In a large pot, bring 4 cups chicken broth to a boil. Drop dumpling mixture by rounded spoonfuls into boiling broth. Simmer, uncovered, 5 to 8 minutes, until well formed and slightly browned. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Reserve dumpling cooking liquid.
  3. In a large pot melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion, celery and garlic in butter until onion is translucent. Stir in 1/2 cup flour until fully incorporated. Pour in 2 quarts chicken broth, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil. Introduce 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and carrots. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in dumplings, reserved liquid and 3 cups cooked chicken. Simmer 15 minutes more before serving.
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  1. 57 Ratings


I thought this recipes was great!!! I didn't add as much chicken to the broth, when the dumplings were added. I only used 1 1/2 cups. It was perfect. I also didn't use any taragon. It was t...

Delicious, but difficult. The dumplings were pretty mushy for me, and fell apart during cooking, making the cooking liquid very thick. Still made for a delicious soup, though, and I will def...

I thought that everything about this soup was delicious. Easy to make, and when the batch was gone, my husband wanted me to make another batch the same day!!

Very good flavorings. I changed the recipe a bit, though. I used reduced sodium chicken stock (and omitted the salt), added a couple of bay leaves (take out before serving), and instead of the...

Even though this recipe took a long time to make, it was definately worth it. The spices make flavor of the soup so delicious!(Although I wouldn't suggest using a blender because I had to purch...

Dumplings taste a little dry, and I thought at first I had just made them wrong, but it's because there's chicken actually IN the dumplings. It seemed like an interesting idea, but I think I'd ...

This was AWFUL..There's too much chicken in it. It is VERY time consuming to make.

I used this soup recipe as a base for a lighter version of chicken and dumplings. I also put a couple of diced potatoes in for hubby. I found at the end it needed a little something, more salt...

We loved this recipe. I didn't like the chicken in the dumplings. I think they taste better without it. I have made this for family and friends and everyone loved it.