Chicken Stew With Herb Dumplings Recipe

Chicken soup, or chicken stew in this case, is a hot and delicious staple that can be a healthy and lean meal option if done correctly. Homemade is usually better than from a can because you have full control over the ingredients and can include higher quality fresh choices. Enjoy this hot and delicious chicken stew with herb dumplings today!



- 2 cups chopped carrots 
- 1/2 cup chopped onion 
- 1/2 cup sliced celery 
- 1/4 cup or less diced green peppers 
- 2 cans of chicken stock 
- 1/2 cup peas
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 
- 1 cup filtered water 
- 3 boneless skinless chicken breast, cut in half 
- 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves 
- 3/4 teaspoon dried rosemary 
- 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon 
- 1 teaspoon salt to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 
- 1 teaspoon chia seeds 
- 1 teaspoon ground flaxseed 

Herb Dumplings: 

- 2 cup biscuit mix 
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves 
- 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary 
- 1/3 teaspoon dried tarragon 
- 2/3 cup low fat milk or unsweetened soy milk 



Layer the chicken breasts along the bottom of a slow cooker. Layer on top the carrots, onion, green peppers and celery. Next add all the spices, leaving out the flour. Stir in chicken broth. Cover and cook on high 3 hours. Stir flour in 1 cup of water until smooth. Stir into slow cooker. Cover and cook 1 hour or until vegetables are tender and chicken is no longer pink. 

Herb Dumplings:

Combine biscuit mix and herbs in small bowl. Stir in milk to form soft dough. Spoon dumpling mixture on top of stew with a scoop or spoon. Cook, uncovered, 30 minutes. Cover and cook 30 to 45 minutes or until dumplings are firm and fantastic. Enjoy this super soup!!

I hope you enjoyed this free healthy recipe for chicken stew with herb dumplings on a lean budget.

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