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Chicken With Dumplings

  Stewing hens 8 Pound (2 Hens, 4 Pound Each)
  Salt 4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Diced celery 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onions 2 Medium, sliced
  Whole cloves 3
  Dumplings 6 (1 Recipe)

Place the hens in 4 cups water in a large kettle and add the salt, pepper, celery, onions and cloves.
Bring to a boil and cover, then reduce the heat.
Simmer for about 1 hour or until the hens are tender.
Remove and discard the skin and bones, then cut the chicken in bite-sized pieces.
Strain the broth into a large kettle and add the chicken pieces.
Roll out the dumpling dough and cut in 2-inch strips.
Drop the dumplings into the broth and bring to a boil.
Spoon immediately into hot sterilized pint jars.
Place the lids and rings on the jars and tighten.
Process at 10 pounds pressure for 1 hour.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 307 Calories from Fat 66

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g11.3%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 77.5 mg25.8%

Sodium 450.5 mg18.8%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.5%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 41 g81.6%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 7.9%

Calcium 2.7% Iron 10.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken With Dumplings Recipe