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Chicken and Dumpling Soup

26 Jan

Making a fresh stock in the morning made this soup beyond wonderful!  Enjoy friends.

 

  • 8 cups chicken stock (fresh or canned)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 cups of carrots diced
  • 3 celery ribs diced
  • 2 tsp chicken bouillon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme or basil
  • 1 1/2 cup cooked chicken diced (You can use canned chicken)

Sauté onions in olive oil until soft, about 3-4 minutes. Add garlic & cook for 30 seconds. Add broth & the remainder of ingredients. Cook over medium low heat for 1-2 hours.

Dumplings

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 6 TBS butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk

Combine all your dry ingredients then cut in the butter. Next stir in the egg and milk. Roll out on a lightly floured surface to 1/2-3/4 inch thick. Cut into 1 inch squares. Add to your soup one at a time and simmer for the last 5 minutes of soup cooking time.

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2 responses to “Chicken and Dumpling Soup

  1. Nisrine | Dinners & Dreams

    January 26, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    I love dumplings more than anything. Gorgeous soup!

     

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