Dumplings For Soup Or Stew

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"Lovely small dumplings to put in your favorite soup or stew recipe From Christine Bettinga of food. Makes 16 dumplings."

Original is 16 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (34.7 g)
  • Calories 85.9
  • Total Fat - 2.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 7.4 mg
  • Sodium - 176.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 0.8 g
  • Protein - 2.1 g
  • Calcium - 84.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Mix together in a bowl the flour, salt and baking powder.

Step 2

Bring to just a simmer in a small saucepan the butter and milk.

Step 3

Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients.

Step 4

Stir with a fork or kneed by hand 2 to 3 times until the mixture just comes together.

Step 5

Divide the dough into about 16 small puffy dumplings.

Step 6

Roll each piece of dough into a small rough ball.

Step 7

Gently lay the formed dumplings on the surface of your stew or soup.

Step 8

Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 9

Serve immediately.


No special items needed.

1 Reviews


Made for the FF&F FYC tag game - Dumplings have been a favorite since my childhood & I prefer the lighter dough-style. Bisquick was my Mom's "right hand" when she made them, but here in Iceland Bisquick is an import occ hard to find & almost always costly. They were being served w/duck vs soup or stew, so I used my homemade chicken stock to cook them. They were well-flavored, tender & produced a lovely rich gravy I could have eaten w/a spoon. I'm sure I will rely on your recipe often. Thx for sharing it w/us.


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(14 Apr 2015)

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