Grandma's Chicken and Dumpling Soup

READY IN: 4hrs 45mins
Recipe by akgrown

Comfort food for colds, rainy days, and long winter's nights. This is an all-day slow cooking soup, from my Grandma Andersen.

Top Review by tammymguard-recipes

We really didn't like this at all. I think it may have been the tarragon. It tasted nothing like the homemade chicken soup I grew up on. I did not try the dumplings because we didn't care for the main part of the soup and I didn't want to put any more effort into it. I did added noodles and we still threw the whole thing out. Sorry.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place chicken in a large stock pot. Add enough water to just cover chicken. Simmer covered, until chicken is cooked through.
  2. Remove Chicken and debone, discard bones and skin. Chop remaining meat.
  3. Add the rest of Soup ingredients, including chopped chicken, to the broth in the stock pot. Simmer uncovered, 2-3 hours, until veggies are tender.
  4. For the dumplings, mix together flour baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Add oil and milk, mix until just combined.
  5. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto simmering soup. Do not mix. Cook for 10 minutes uncovered, then 10 minutes tightly covered. Serve hot by carefully scooping into bowls keeping dumplings intact.

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