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Hearty Chicken And Dumplings

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  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
  Salt 1⁄2 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.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

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

Hearty Chicken And Dumplings Recipe