Easy Creamy Chicken Dumpling Soup

"This is my homemade Chicken Dumpling Soup. It has a slightly creamy base, not quite a cream soup, but not a broth either. The dumplings are not the fluffy kind, but chewy, more like an egg noodle. I use chicken breasts, just a preference, but you could use any type of chicken pieces. It freezes great, but is best to freeze without the dumplings, and make the dumplings when you serve it."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins
Ingredients:
19
Serves:
8-10
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ingredients

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directions

  • Simmer the carrots, onion and celery in the chicken broth until soft.
  • Add the corn, peas, salt, pepper, poultry seasoning and chicken.
  • Add the cream soups and mix well over medium heat until incorporated.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes.
  • For the dumplings, mix the egg, milk, and melted butter.
  • Add to the flour and add salt, pepper and parsley.
  • It will make a thick sticky batter.
  • Drop by spoonfuls into the simmering soup.
  • Cover and simmer for 15 minutes,
  • Do not allow soup to boil.
  • Serve in large bowls.

Questions & Replies

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  1. polkadotsluv2bike79
    hello - are you cooking chicken before you add it?
     
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Reviews

  1. Micro Gal
    This was a good creamy soup, like I was looking for, but it was definitely too salty. If I make it again, I will omit the salt or make my own cream soups and monitor the salt that way. The dumplings were perfect, though - exactly like I was looking for.
     
  2. nikimaher
    This recipe is fantastic! I use low fat and reduced sodium soups and broth. I also used more broth than called for to thin it out about. I also am going to put more peas and corn in the next time I make it. Thanks for sharing!
     
  3. tlovell2
    My whole family loves, loves, loves this recipe. Even my 11 month old. I reduced the cream soup to one or two cans - low fat variety - and increased the broth (low sodium) just to put a healthier spin on it and it turned out fantastic. I also have been using leftover turkey from the freezer and it is great. A really, really good "dinner" soup.
     
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I'm a military spouse, stay at home mom for two wonderful kids, and run a children's daycare in my home. Needless to say, I am busy. We have lived all over the world, including Washington State, Sicily, Italy and Maryland. We currently call Guam home, and are loving the tropical beach life! Our "hearts" belong to Wisconsin, where we were born and raised, and we long to return to the midwest.
 
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