Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Easy Chicken and Dumplings
Yields 6
Perfect for autumn nights, this main course is speedy, low in fat and a delicious one-dish meal
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Total Time
30 min
Total Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 3 celery ribs, chopped
  2. 1 cup sliced fresh carrots
  3. 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  4. 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  5. 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  6. 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  7. 1-2/3 cups reduced-fat biscuit/baking mix
  8. 2/3 cup fat-free milk
Instructions
  1. 1. In a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray, saute celery and carrots for 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the broth, chicken, poultry seasoning and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a gentle simmer.
  3. 2. For dumplings, combine biscuit mix and milk. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto simmering broth. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in a dumpling comes out clean (do not lift cover while simmering)
Notes
  1. Nutritional Facts
  2. 1 cup chicken mixture with 3 dumplings equals 282 calories, 5 g fat (1g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 1,022 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1g fiber, 28 g protein.
  3. Diabetic Exchanges:3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Adapted from Taste of Home
Adapted from Taste of Home
Recipes from Knife River Care Center http://krcc-nd.net/recipes/