Maria's Chicken and Dumplings Recipe -
Maria's Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
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Maria's Chicken and Dumplings

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"It's chicken-n-dumplings with carrots, potatoes, and pasta in a creamy soup. Perfect for cold winter days."

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Original recipe makes 4 to 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    45 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    1 hr


  1. Boil chicken in a large pot until completely cooked through and no longer pink inside, about 15 to 25 minutes.
  2. While chicken is cooking, wash and peel carrots and potatoes and cut into bite size pieces. When chicken is cooked, remove from water and place carrots and potatoes in water to boil. Stir in cream of chicken soup and cream of mushroom soup and simmer all together.
  3. Let chicken cool, then cut into cubes. When potatoes become soft/tender, add pasta and cubed chicken to pot. When pasta is tender (after 8 to 10 minutes), add biscuits/dumplings by pulling dough into chunks and dropping into the pot (Note: Each biscuit should equal 3 dumplings). Simmer all together for 10 to 15 minutes, or until biscuits are cooked and fluffy inside.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 16, 2008

This was good ! I used a one pan method... I cubed skinless chicken breasts and sauteed it in large oven safe saute pan, took them out when almost cooked through. In the same pan I sauteed cubed potatoes, carrots, celery, onions, and 2 minced cloves of garlic, when vegetables are almost tender I added in 1 can butter beans and the 2 cans of soups plus 2 cups of water or you can use low sodium chicken broth. Simmered it all together until everything is tender, and topped with refrigerated biscuits and simmered for another 7-8 minutes. I put the whole thing in the oven to broil until gloden brown and a little crispy on top of the biscuits. It was sensational !

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 11, 2004

This was pretty good, a bit bland, but I did have to add a lot of liquid so that might have something to do with it. My toddler ate enthusiactically so I can't complain, but I think I will try a different recipe next time I'm in the mood for dumplings. I am keeping this one on file, though; with a little personalization it could be great.


17 Ratings

Dec 03, 2003

Nice EASY recipe to follow; makes a great meal for a large family. You can pretty much add what ever you want like, peas, carrots, onions.....cant go wrong.

Dec 14, 2005

I think this is a great base recipe. It was a bit bland. We added salt and pepper and it helped but was still missing something. I'm going to try boiling the chicken with chicken broth next time and see if it gives it the flavor I'm looking for.

Jan 03, 2005

Very tasty, I omitted the noodles and made fresh biscut dough instead. The cream of chicken soup was a very easy option, and tasted great! My husband loved it, and I'm sure I will make it again. Thanks for an easy and tastey recipe!

Jul 25, 2004

This was excellent, but it's not chicken and dumplings. It's chicken and biscuits.

Apr 03, 2004

This was very bland and we did not like the addition of pasta, will stick with my recipe that takes me all day long to cook. I just thought I would try this for a week day dinner.

Jul 07, 2004

My husband made this the first time and we absolutely love it. We use thighs instead of breasts. We think it gives it more flavor. We made this while camping with family and now whole family wants the recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 784 kcal
  • 39%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 103 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 24.2 g
  • 37%
  • Fiber
  • 6.1 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 38.2 g
  • 76%
  • Sodium
  • 2013 mg
  • 81%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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