Grandma's Old World German Chicken Soup & Dumplings

Recipe by Steve P.
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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Slice hard rolls thinly and place in a large bowl; set aside to dry overnight.
  • Add the water to the chicken, season to taste and cook slowly for several hours.
  • An hour or so before serving time, make soup balls as follows:
  • Soak bread in warm milk. Bread should be moist, but not soggy.
  • If using, fry onion and bacon in butter until onion is tender (If not using skip to step 7).
  • Stir onion and bacon into moist bread.
  • Add parsley flakes, eggs, salt and pepper to bread.
  • Stir to combine all ingredients.
  • Shape into large dumplings.
  • Drop into boiling soup.
  • Simmer uncovered, for 20 minutes, or until dumplings rise to surface.
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