Monday, November 14, 2011

Chicken and Dumplings in a Slow Cooker

Here is a great and easy chicken and dumplings recipe that can be done in a slow cooker.

Ingredients
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/2 pounds), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 medium Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
  • 2 cups baby-cut carrots
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 2 cans (10 3/4 ounces each) Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups all-purpose baking mix
  • 2/3 cup milk

Directions
  1. Stir the chicken, potatoes, carrots and celery in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Stir the soup, water, thyme and black pepper in a medium bowl. Pour the soup mixture over the chicken and vegetables.
  3. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours or until the chicken is cooked through.
  4. Stir the baking mix and milk in a medium bowl.  Drop the batter by spoonfuls onto the chicken mixture. Increase the heat to HIGH. Tilt the lid to vent and cook for 30 minutes or until the dumplings are cooked in the center.
Notes
Makes 8 servings
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