Chicken & Dumplings (Slow Cooker)

Chicken & Dumplings (Slow Cooker)

Chicken & Dumplings (Slow Cooker)


Stew Ingredients

  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth, fat-free
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast fillets – cut into 1″ chunks
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 4 large carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/2″ pieces
  • 1 cup frozen green beans
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Kosher or sea salt to taste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/4 cup thickener, (corn starch, whole wheat flour or arrowroot)

Dumpling Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3/4 cup low-fat milk


Stew Instructions: Add all stew ingredients to the slow cooker, stir to combine. Cook on low for 5 hours. Combine the thickener with equal amount of broth from the slow cooker. Stir to remove any lumps, add to the slow cooker and stir to combine.

After 5 hours, turn slow cooker to high and be sure the broth is boiling slightly before adding the dumplings to the slow cooker. Using a tablespoon, drop dumplings on top of stew mixture. Be careful to place the dumplings on top and not into the stew. After adding dumplings, cook for 1 hour on high, or until dumplings are cooked through and no longer raw in the center.

Dumpling Instructions: In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt, whisk to combine. Pour in the oil and cut into the flour mixture with a fork. And milk and stir with a large spoon just until flour is moist.

Nutrition Information:

Total cooking time 6h | Servings: 6  | Serving Size: 1-2/3 Cups | SmartPoints: 7

  • Calories: 339
  • Total Fat: 9 gm
  • Saturated Fats: 1.5 gm
  •  Trans Fats: 0 gm
  • Cholesterol: 51.5 mg
  • Sodium: 435 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 38 gm
  • Dietary Fiber: 4 gm
  • Sugars: 4 gm
  • Protein: 40 gm

All posted nutrition information is approximate and has been calculated using the nutrition calculator on Skinny Points makes no guarantees of accuracy and use of different brands may change the nutrition information.

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