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Zesty Chicken and Dumplings

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6 servings

This isn't how Mama used to make it. Spice up her old chicken and dumplings recipe with KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing.

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  • Heat 2 Tbsp. dressing in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken, skin sides down, and onions. Cook 8 min. or until chicken is evenly browned on both sides, turning chicken and stirring onions after 4 min.; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. Add remaining dressing and boiling water; cover. Simmer 15 min.
  • Remove chicken from pan; set aside. Strain cooking liquid; discard strained solids. Chop chicken; discard skin and bones. Return chopped chicken and strained liquid to pan. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 min.
  • Meanwhile, combine flour, baking powder and salt in large bowl. Cut in shortening with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk; stir until mixture forms stiff dough. Place on lightly floured surface; knead 8 to 10 times or until smooth and no longer sticky.
  • Roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness; cut into 1-inch squares. Add to simmering soup; cover. Simmer 40 min. or until dumplings are done.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this hearty soup with a mixed green salad and a glass of fat-free milk.

Quick & Easy Dumplings

Omit flour, baking powder and salt. Prepare soup as directed. To prepare dumplings, mix 2 cups all-purpose baking mix and 2/3 cup milk to make soft dough; drop, by spoonfuls, into boiling soup. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 min. or until dumplings are done, covering pan after 10 min.


  • 6 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 440
Total fat 23g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 55mg
Sodium 630mg
Carbohydrate 36g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 4g
Protein 20g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 4 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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