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  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Combine the flour, salt and shortening in a bowl and mix with the hands until mixture resembles fine crumbs.
Add the water and mix in with the hands; if dough is too soft, add a little more flour.
Knead the dough 5 to 10 strokes on a floured surface and let stand for a few minutes.
Roll to 1/8 inch thick on a well floured surface.
Cut into 1 inch wide strips.
Break each strip into 4 or 5 pieces and drop into boiling chicken broth.
Simmer, uncovered, for about 20 minutes.
Serve with a salad, chicken, mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes, greens, and a dessert.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1969 Calories from Fat 635

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 72 g110.8%

Saturated Fat 17.7 g88.3%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2917.1 mg121.5%

Total Carbohydrates 286 g95.4%

Dietary Fiber 10.1 g40.5%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 39 g77.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 5.9% Iron 97.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grandma's Chicken Dumplings Recipe