Easy Chicken and Dumplings

  • Yield: 8 servings

With rotisserie chicken and drop dumplings, this becomes an effortless meal.


1cup chopped onion
1cup chopped carrots
1/2teaspoon minced garlic
1/4cup all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon dried thyme leaves
6cups chicken broth
2cups cooked, diced, skinless rotisserie chicken breast
Salt and pepper
2cups biscuit baking mix
2/3cup skim milk


  1. Sauté onion, carrots and garlic in a large nonstick skillet over medium for 5-7 minutes or until tender. Add in flour and thyme.
  2. Add broth and bring to a boil, then add chicken.
  3. Combine biscuit baking mix and milk in a separate bowl.
  4. Drop by spoonfuls into boiling broth.  Return to boil, then reduce heat and cover, and cook for an additional 15-20 minutes. Dumplings should be done. Season to taste.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Eating Well Through Cancer (Holly Clegg, 2016). For more from Holly, follow along at her website, Trim & Terrific

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 235
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Cholesterol 31mg
  • Sodium 815mg
  • Carbohydrate 28g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugars 16g
  • Protein 16g