Hearty Chicken And Dumplings
|Chicken thighs||4 , skinned|
|Chicken drumsticks||4 , skinned|
|Fat free less sodium chicken broth||4 Cup (64 tbs)|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Chopped onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sliced celery||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sliced carrot||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Dried thyme||3⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Dumplings||12 Ounce (1 frozen package , such as Mary B's)|
|Light butter||2 Teaspoon|
|Freshly ground black pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; partially cover. Reduce heat; simmer 45 minutes or until chicken is done. Transfer chicken and vegetables to a large bowl, using tongs; cool slightly.
2. Bring broth to a boil. Separate frozen dumpling strips; break each strip in half. Add dumplings to broth, 1 at a time, stirring often to prevent sticking. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, remove chicken from bones; cut meat into bite-sized pieces.
4. Add chicken, butter, and pepper to dumpling mixture; stir well to combine. Simmer 10 minutes, covered, or until dumplings are tender.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2246 Calories from Fat 376
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 41 g63.5%
Saturated Fat 12.4 g61.8%
Trans Fat 0.6 g
Cholesterol 475.4 mg158.5%
Sodium 1818.3 mg75.8%
Total Carbohydrates 283 g94.2%
Dietary Fiber 17 g68%
Sugars 19.5 g
Protein 178 g356.4%
Vitamin A 154.3% Vitamin C 35.1%
Calcium 22.5% Iron 107.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet