Quick Chicken and Dumplings

Quick Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 366
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

Ingredients

1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup prechopped onion
2 cups chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breast
1 (10-ounce) box frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
1 1/2 cups water
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, lower-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-wide strips
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

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.

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.

Melanie Barnard,

Cooking Light

September 2010
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