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Quick Chicken and Dumplings

Quick Chicken and Dumplings

Photo: Ryan Moriarty

Yield

4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

Flour tortillas stand in for the traditional biscuit dough so you can bring this crowd-pleaser from stove to table in minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup prechopped onion
  • 2 cups chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 (10-ounce) box frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 (6-inch) flour tortillas, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Nutrition Information

  • calories 366
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fat 9.3 g
  • satfat 3.1 g
  • monofat 3.9 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 29.8 g
  • carbohydrate 40.3 g
  • fiber 5.3 g
  • cholesterol 67 mg
  • iron 3.4 mg
  • sodium 652 mg
  • calcium 104 mg

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in chicken and vegetables; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly.

    Photo: Lee Harrelson
  2. While chicken mixture cooks, combine water, flour, and broth. Gradually stir broth mixture into chicken mixture. Stir in salt, pepper, and bay leaf; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes. Stir in tortilla strips, and cook 2 minutes or until tortilla strips soften. Remove from heat; stir in parsley. Discard bay leaf. Serve immediately.