Chicken and Dumplings

This is a great late fall or winter dish. It is a great comfort food dish.

Chicken and Dumplings

1/2 cup unsalted butter

!/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped celery

1/2 cup flour

2 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon white pepper

1 teaspoon dried parsley

4 cups chicken stock

1 can peas and carrots or 2 cups fresh ( not 2 cup each but 2 cups peas and carrots combined)

4 cups cooked chicken

In a large stock pot combine the butter, onion and celery. Saute’ for about 4 minutes. Add the flour,sugar,salt ,pepper,parsley and chicken broth stir well to dissolve the flour and get rid of ant lumps. Bring to a boil and cook and stir for about 2 minutes. Add the peas and carrots, reduce the heat to medium low and cook till carrots are almost tender. about 10 minutes.Add the chicken. Stir. Pour into a greased 13 X 9 inch baking dish or large casserole. Set aside and prepare the dumplings. Pre -heat the oven to 350 degrees.

Dumplings

2 cups biscuit mix

2 teaspoons parsley

2/3 cups milk or chicken stock

Combine the biscuit mix, parsley, and milk in a bowl; mix with a fork till moistened. Drop by teaspoonful on the top of the casserole. Should make about 12 dumplings. Bake uncovered for 30. Cover with foil and continue to bake for 10 minutes or until dumplings are done.

I hope ya’ll will give this a try and let me know what you think.

See ya’ll soon