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A hearty bowl of Chicken & Herb Dumplings Soup full of carrots, savory sage and fresh thyme will warm you this winter.

Chicken & Herb Dumplings Soup

The epitome of comfort food, Chicken & Herb Dumplings is a classic soup that you will want to delight in this Autumn, over and over again.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine African American
Servings 8 people


  • Paring Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Large Wooden Spoon
  • Large Covered Pot


  • 1 4lb. Organic Stewing Chicken Optional: You can use 3 chicken thighs instead of a whole hen.
  • 8 cups Water
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • tbsp Organic Celery, minced
  • 1 tbsp Organic Red Onion, minced
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 1 tsp Real Salt
  • 1 tbsp Jane's Krazy Mixed Up Salt
  • tsp Fresh Sage, chopped
  • 1 tsp Fresh Thyme
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper
  • 1-2 Medium Organic Carrot, sliced
  • 3 Crimini Mushrooms, minced
  • 1 bunch Italian Parsley, garnish

Herb Dumplings

  • cups Organic Flour
  • 2 tsp Organic Baking Powder
  • 2 tsp Jane's Krazy Mixed-Up Salt
  • 1 tbsp Butter, cold
  • 1 tsp Dill Rosemary can be substituted
  • 1 tsp Organic Green Onions, minced Red Onions can be substituted
  • ¾ cup Organic Milk
  • ¼ tsp Coarse Black Pepper


  • Place chicken in a pot with the water. If using raw chicken thighs, brown them first in the soup pot with a tablespoon of olive oil for two to three minutes on each side, set at medium high heat.
  • Add seasonings, sliced carrots, celery, mushrooms and any other vegetables. Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer about 2 hours.
  • Sift flour, baking powder and Jane's Krazy Salt together.
  • Cut cold butter into flour with pastry blender, two knives or fingers until the mixture resembles corn meal.
  • Stir in dill, onions and pepper into the flour mixture.
  • Add milk and stir only enough to mix well.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls into boiling chicken broth.
  • Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the cover of the pot and cook for 10 more minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and serve immediately.
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