Chicken and Dumplings
Recipe type: soup
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Serves: 4
Chicken and Dumpling from scratch. Soul satisfying and a tummy pleaser when you feel ill.
  • Dumplings:
  • 1 cup flour + more for benchwork
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • Soup
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 celery, diced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • handful green beans, diced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 cups stock (use homemade if you can)
  • 1 cup cooked diced chicken
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme (or taragon, or mixed french herbs)
  1. Make the dumplings:
  2. Mix the flour, egg, salt, and some of the milk to form a soft dough
  3. Knead on floured surface until it forms a ball.
  4. Let rest.
  5. Then roll out and cut into thin noodles.
  6. Make the soup:
  7. Saute the vegetables in a deep pot with a little vegetable oil
  8. Add the stock and bring to a boil.
  9. Season according to taste.
  10. Add the chicken.
  11. Drop the dumplings in one at a time.
  12. When the dumplings float, the soup is done.
Recipe by This Happy Mom at