Chicken Stew with Classic Dumplings

Savor classic comfort food with this chicken and dumplings favorite.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Stew

2
tablespoons vegetable oil
4
medium stalks celery, coarsely chopped (2 cups)
3
medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 1/2 cups)
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
3
cups cubed cooked chicken
1/2
teaspoon pepper
6
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from two 32-oz cartons)

Dumplings

1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ self-rising flour
1/4
cup shortening
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth

  • 1 In Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add celery, carrots and onion; cook, stirring frequently, until tender. Stir in chicken, pepper and 6 cups broth. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place flour in medium bowl. Cut in shortening, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in parsley. Add 1/2 cup broth; stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • 3 Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto chicken or vegetables in simmering stew. Cover; cook over medium-low heat 10 to 15 minutes or until dumplings are firm.

Expert Tips

Use rotisserie chicken from your supermarket to save time.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
1210mg
1210%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.