Quick Fix Italian Chicken & Dumplings

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This snappy recipe updates a classic and makes you glad you have leftovers. Serving with a tossed salad you have a complete meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large pot bring the chicken stock, soup, and cream to a boil.
  2. Dice both peppers and onion. Using a mini chopper makes this a breeze. Spray a bowl with cooking spray, add peppers, onions and tomatoes, and cook to soften in the microwave. Approx 2 minutes.
  3. Add softened veggies and cooked chicken to pot of boiling stock. Stir in spices.
  4. Drop biscuit quarters into pot. Do not stir. Let things return to boil, cook 10 minutes uncovered. Reduce heat to simmer, add lid and cook additional 7 minutes or until biscuits are done.
  5. Avoid lifting the lid during the final cook time and don't over stir. Stirring will tear apart the dumplings.
  6. Enjoy!


Most Helpful

What a great dish! We loved it and so did the neighbors we took it to. I had to make a few adaptions based on personal taste and what I had on hand. I used caramelized onions and pickled red peppers instead of red onion, red and green pepper. I also subbed 1 cup spaghetti sauce for the cherry tomatoes. SInce these are already soft I didn't microwave anything I just dumped it in the pan. I didn't have Italian seasoning so instead I used McCormick Grill Mates Vegetable seasoning and garlic pepper. I also make bisquick buttermilk dumplings. Other then that (lol) I followed the recipe. This will be made again - it was great. The only change I would make is to use cubbed chicken breasts next time. Oh or rotisserie chicken! YUM

Ceezie January 04, 2013

5 Stars, comfort food that was quick and easy, made my Pennsylvania Dutch MIL feel right at home. DH urged me to include at least twice as much cooked chicken next time, but that was before we ate. As it was, we were all pleasantly full, thanks to the buttermilk biscuits. Although there was a lot of Italian seasoning, the net effect was good full flavor. I followed the directions precisely. I made this at home and carried in the stockpot to MIL's house 20 minutes away; it was still hot, and the biscuit topping did not suffer from the ride. I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this dish; I normally steer clear from heavy cream combined with cream of whatever soup. This goes in my Frequent Repeat pile of Zaar recipes. Thanks for posting! Made for Zaar Cookbook Tag.

KateL November 02, 2008

This was soooo good when it was so cold the other day! I only used 2 Tbsp of Italian seasoning and I also substituted a can of diced tomatoes for the cherry tomatoes since I didn't have any. It turned out great and was very quick to prepare. Thanks for posting this one Crazy Granny!

Daniela November 20, 2008

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