7 Reviews

Great flavor but I didn't like the fact that the dumplins stayed gritty from the cornmeal and you can't even tell there is cheese in them.The soup itself tasted great but next time I think I will stick with regular flour dumplins.I used a can of cream of celery instead of chicken because thats what I had and I loved the slightly creamy note it added.

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ChefWantABe March 20, 2011

Cyaos, by chance do you have the original recipe? I missed placed it and like the parsnips in it. I make this soup all the time and it turns out every time! Sometimes, I'll put in frozen egg noodles instead of making the dumplings. You need to add a bit more water and/or broth to the soup because the noodles will absorb liquid.

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kristine_kiner September 19, 2009

This was absolutely gorgeous!!! I have had this one saved for a while and boy was I missing out. The flavour was exceptional and I have to say perfect directions. I have never made dumplings before and my hubby is used to his mum's and he said they were gorgeous. Thanks there cyaos!! the only thing I did differently with the dumplings was to add some herbs as well as the cheese. They were very naughty for my usual diet, but so yummy, and well worth it. I also added some peas and I used parsnip instead of potato only because I had some to use up. Otherwise followed directions as stated. A great winter warmer and the perfect comfort food. We will be enjoying this one again this winter. Yum, Yum and Yum.

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The Flying Chef November 26, 2008

This was amazing! I wanted chicken & dumplings & hubby wanted chicken stew, so this seemed like a fair compromise. I added half a cup of cheese to the stew and an extra half cup of cheese to the dumpling mix. We both loved it! Thanks for the great recipe!

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Mrs. Carp August 29, 2008

The stew is AWESOME!! We just didn't care for the dumplings. The stew is so rich & flavourful - perfect seasoning!! I used 3 cups of carrots because I wanted to use up what I had on hand. I used boneless, skinless chicken breasts because that's what we prefer. I made my chicken broth from Bovril's concentrate. At the end of the cooking time, I decided the stew looked a little boring so I microwaved a 14 oz. can of peas & added that - glad I did. As for the dumplings, the cornmeal seemed to be too overpowering - my husband was actually surprised that there was cheese in them because he said he couldn't taste it.

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Debbb May 09, 2008

Made this GREAT TASTING stew for a couple of my neighbors who're housebound! Used 4 large chicken breasts instead of the thighs, then followed the recipe! I did my usual taste test before delivering it, so I KNOW it was a GREAT comfort food! Now I need to make it for myself sometime after PAC! [Made & reviewed for one of the chefs I adopted in this Spring's PAC]

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Sydney Mike April 24, 2008
Crock Pot Chicken Stew With Cheddar Cornmeal Dumplings