Kid Friendly:Quick Chicken & Dumplins

Quick Chicken and Dumplings Recipe

Ingredients

1   tablespoon  butter

1/2   cup chopped onion

2   cups  chopped roasted skinless, boneless chicken breasts

1   (10-ounce) box frozen mixed vegetables, thawed

1 1/2   cups   water

1   tablespoon  all-purpose flour

1   (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-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 strips

1   tablespoon   chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.

Credit: Melanie Barnard, Cooking Light
NOVEMBER 2005

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