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with Dumplings Freezer Cooking Recipe
You gotta love
the American classic Chicken with Dumplings!
2 lbs chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cut in 1"
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup celery, thinly sliced
1/4 cup all purpose flour
10 cups pepared chicken broth
2 cups carrots, sliced
1 tsp dried thyme leaves OR 1/2 tsp ground thyme
2 cups all purpose flour
1 tbsp baking powder
3/4 cup buttermilk
In large soup pot,
saute chicken and onion over medium heat until chicken is
browned, about 6-8 minutes. Add celery and saute.Add 1/4 cup
flour, then slowly add chicken broth, carrots and thyme, stirring
well. Bring mixture to a boil, then cover and reduce heat,
simmering for 20 minutes or until chicken is tender. Stir
prepare dumblings by mixing together flour and baking powder.
Slowly add buttermilk, stirring well to combine. Can add salt
and pepper to taste if desired.
Once it is finished
simmering, drop dough by the tablespoon-full into chicken
stew mixture. Cover again and finish cooking over medium-low
heat for 15 minutes or until dumplings are fully cooked.
Cool then freeze
On dinner day:
Defrost and reheat on the stove over low heat.