Soups

The Best Chicken and Dumplings

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Doesn’t this chilly weather call for a nice big bowl of steaming hot goodness? Well, chicken and dumplings is definitely the answer for me today.

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For the chicken:
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
2 ½ pounds chicken (split breasts, thighs and drumsticks), rinsed and pat dry
2 cup flour
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
For the broth:
1 cup diced carrot
2 stalks celery, diced
1 large onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, smashed then minced
1/4 cup flour
6 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup dry white wine or apple cider
2 teaspoons sugar
2 bay leaves
5 peppercorns
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 teaspoons parsley, chopped
2 teaspoons fresh thyme, chopped
salt/pepper to taste
For the Dumplings:
2 cups cake flour (or all purpose flour)
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 cup milk
Heat the oil in a medium to large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Mix flour with salt and pepper and sprinkle over chicken. Place chicken in heated pan to brown, skin-side down. Do not overcrowd pan, work...
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Nutritions

Calories
611

Sodium
909mg
37% DV

Fat
33g
51% DV

Protein
23g
47% DV

Carbs
47g
16% DV

Fiber
5g
23% DV

Put those overripe bananas to good use with the best recipe for Easy Banana Muffins! These simple, one-bowl, moist banana muffins are a perfect make-ahead breakfast or snack -- and they're freezer-friendly, too! Best of all, they rise high and have tall, puffy, sugar-coated domes. Add chocolate chips, nuts, or blueberries for the ultimate bakery-style treat!

3/4 c granulated sugar
1/2 c vegetable oil
2 eggs
1 1/2 c mashed banana
1 t vanilla extract
1/4 t almond extract
1 t baking soda
1 t baking powder
3/4 t salt
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 t cinnamon
1/4 t nutmeg
coarse sugar
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Nutritions

Calories
205

Sodium
262mg
10% DV

Fat
0.55g
0% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV