This is the time of year that comfort food hits the spot.
This Chicken and Dumplings recipe submitted by Nicole P. is the perfect comfort food!
Photo courtesy SimplyRecipes
Chicken and Dumplings
2 chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
3 carrots diced
2 celery stalks diced
1 onion diced
1 Tablespoon flour
2 Tablespoon butter
5 cups chicken broth
salt/pepper to taste
Place butter, veggies and chicken in pot and cook until veggies are soft and chicken is cooked through. Add flour and stir for a few minutes, add in chicken broth and bring to a bubble, then reduce to simmer. While waiting for broth to boil, make dumplings.......
2 cups flour
1/2 cup of COLD butter diced
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
1/3 cup milk
In separate bowl mix flour, baking powder and salt, and butter and mix with a pastry cutter (or 2 knives moving in opposite directions), add milk and mix until all flour is moistened (add milk a tsp at a time if more is needed). Place scoops of dumpling dough on top of simmering broth, cover, and continue to simmer for 20 min
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