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Dumplings

Dumplings

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Carol

My mother was one of the best cooks I ever knew. When she made stews we mostly found dumplings in them. We never ate things from packages or microwaves and you sure could taste what food was. That's the only way I cook today - I don't use any electronic gadgets to cook with except an electric stove.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 105 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 2.4 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 18g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 386 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Stir together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt in medium size bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly. Stir in milk to make a soft dough.
  2. Drop by spoonfuls into boiling stew. Cover and simmer 15 minutes without lifting lid. Serve.
  3. To make parsley dumplings, add 1 tablespoon parsley flakes to the dry ingredients.
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Reviews

JulesDiner
707
11/1/2005

Outstanding! Absolutely outstanding! My darling hubby has been asking for chicken and dumplings for months. With the weather turning a bit cooler, I decided to give this recipe a try. I was not disappointed, and neither was he. These are absolutely delicious. I used butter rather than margarine and I used two tablespoons rather than one. These were light, fluffy and so tender. I followed the recipe and some of the suggestions by other reviewers. Mix only until incorporated, add to simmering (not boiling) liquid and put a lid on it! Leave the pot alone for the full 15 minutes. This is now our family dumpling recipe. Thank you Carol's Mom.

TAHLI
502
1/29/2003

I made these to go in "Grandma's Chicken Noodle Soup" and instead of making large dumplings, I made very small ones as requested by my kids, so that they would be bite sized. The recipe was easy to follow, and the resulting soup was so incredibly good. It's a definite keeper!

SERNARAMA
387
4/21/2003

I am traumatized from a childhood of eating Bisquick dumplings. This recipe has healed me! I made a simple chicken soup by boiling the chicken and adding carrots, celery and a few potatoes. The dumplings are so tender, flavorful and comforting, they thickened the soup to a perfect consistancy. My kids love it too! It's a great change from noodles or rice.