Mostly From Scratch Homemade Chicken & Dumplings
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 6
An easy 7 ingredient recipe for almost homemade Chicken and Dumplings. Well, they really are homemade. This meal is one of our Cook Once, Eat Twice recipes.
  • 1 hen
  • About 7 cups water
  • 1 can cream of celery soup
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp. Sage
  • 1 pkg. Mary Hill frozen dumplings
  1. Boil the chicken until done in a Dutch oven.
  2. Drain and cool.
  3. Remove the skin and discard along with the bones while picking the meat off.
  4. Separate an equal portion of shredded chicken between two containers. Save one portion for the next day's meal. A medium size hen should yield about 8 cups of meat.
  5. Scoop out about 4 cups of broth to freeze.
  6. To the remaining broth, add the seasoning and cream of celery soup and return to a low boil. Stir well.
  7. Add the shredded chicken and stir well.
  8. Add the dumplings and cook on a low boil until tender.
  9. Serve and enjoy.
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