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Lightened Chicken and Dumplings Soup

This Lightened Chicken and Dumplings Soup is super delicious-loaded with chicken breasts, onions, celery, mixed vegetables and canned biscuits! It’s classic comfort food in soup form

Makes 8 ( 1 and 1/2 cup) servings

Be sure to check out these delicious low point side dishes to go along with this lightened chicken and dumplings soup:

Sausage and Cheese Biscuits 

Green Chile Cornbread Muffins

Copycat Red Lobster Cheesy Biscuits

Vanilla Cornbread Muffins

What ingredients do I need to make these Lightened Up Chicken and Dumplings Soup?

  • Skinless, boneless chicken breasts– raw
  • Celery ribs– diced
  • Yellow onion-diced
  • Healthy Request Cream of Chicken soup –condensed
  • Frozen mixed veggies
  • Refrigerated biscuits– I use the small can that weighs 7.5 oz from Walmart.
  • Chicken broth-reduced sodium 
  • Minced garlic
  • Minced fresh or dry dill 
  • Salt and Pepper- to taste

How do I make this Lightened Up Chicken and Dumplings Soup?

In a slow cooker combine, raw chicken, chicken broth, onion, celery, garlic, dill, salt and pepper.

Add mixed vegetables and canned soups. Cook on low for an additional 30 minutes

Cut each biscuit into 4 quarters.

 Drop pieces of biscuits into soup.

Cover crock pot and cook on high for 40-45 minutes or until biscuits are fully cooked.

Makes 8 ( 1 and 1/2 cup ) servings

 

Ingredients: 

  • 4 (4 oz. each) skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 celery ribs, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 (10.5 oz.) cans Healthy Request Cream of Chicken soup (condensed)
  • 1 (10 oz) package frozen mixed veggies
  • 1 ( 7 1/2 oz.) refrigerated biscuits 
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh or 1 tsp dry dill 
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Slow Cooker Directions:

  1. In a slow cooker combine, raw chicken, chicken broth, onion, celery, garlic, dill, salt and pepper.
  2. Cook on low for 4-6 hours. Remove chicken breasts from broth. Using a cutting board and fork cut the chicken into smaller chunks.
  3. Place chicken chunks back into crockpot. Add mixed vegetables and canned soups. Cook on low for an additional 30 minutes.  
  4. Cut each biscuit into 4 quarters. Continue until all biscuits are cut into quarters.
  5. Drop pieces of biscuits into soup. Cover crock pot and cook on high for cook for 40-45 minutes or until biscuits are completely cooked.

Notes: 

  1. Make sure the crockpot is turned up to high when adding the biscuits-this will allow the biscuits to cook faster.

 Instant Pot Directions:

  1. Cut chicken breasts into bite size pieces.
  2. Pour chicken broth into Instant Pot.
  3. Add the raw chicken pieces, chicken broth, onion, celery, garlic, dill, salt and pepper on top of the chicken broth in the Instant Pot.
  4. Add cream of chicken soups and place the soup on top of the chicken. DO NOT STIR.
  5. Add mixed veggies. 
  6. Cut each biscuit into 4 quarters. Continue until all biscuits are cut into quarters.
  7. Drop pieces of biscuits onto mixed veggies in the Instant Pot. 
  8. Close the lid, turn the knob to sealing and cook on Manual HIGH for 2 minutes allowing for a 3 minute Natural Pressure Release before manually releasing the pressure.
  9. Stir and serve.

 

Makes 8 ( 1 and 1/2 cup) servings

4-7 PersonalPoints™ per serving*  

 *This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan. 

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Yield: 8

Lightened Chicken and Dumplings Soup

Lightened Chicken and Dumplings Soup

This Lightened Chicken and Dumplings Soup is super easy to make-loaded with chicken breasts, carrots, onions, celery, mixed vegetables and canned biscuits.  It's comfort food in soup form~

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 7 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 (4 oz. each) skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 celery ribs, diced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 (10.5 oz.) cans Healthy Request Cream of Chicken soup (condensed)
  • 1 (10 oz) package frozen mixed veggies
  • 1 ( 7 1/2 oz.) refrigerated biscuits - I use Great Value the small can that weight 7.5 oz.
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp fresh minced dill or 1 tsp dry dill 
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

Slow Cooker Directions:

  1. In a slow cooker combine, raw chicken, chicken broth, onion, celery, garlic, dill, salt and pepper.
  2. Cook on low for 6 hours. Remove chicken breasts from broth. Using a cutting board and fork cut the chicken into smaller chunks.
  3. Place chicken chunks back into crockpot. Add mixed vegetables and canned soups. Cook on low for an additional 30 minutes.  
  4. Cut each biscuit into 4 quarters. Continue until all biscuits are cut into quarters.
  5. Drop pieces of biscuits into soup. Cover crock pot and cook on high for 40-45 minutes or until biscuits are throughly cooked.

Instant Pot Directions:

  1. Cut raw chicken breasts into bite size pieces.
  2. Pour chicken broth into Instant Pot.
  3. Add the raw chicken pieces, chicken broth, onion, celery, garlic, dill, salt and pepper on top of the chicken broth in the Instant Pot.
  4. Add cream of chicken soups and place the soup on top of the chicken. DO NOT STIR.
  5. Add mixed veggies. 
  6. Cut each biscuit into 4 quarters. Continue until all biscuits are cut into quarters.
  7. Drop pieces of biscuits onto mixed veggies in the Instant Pot. 
  8. Close the lid, turn the knob to sealing and cook on Manual HIGH for 2 minutes allowing for a 3 minute Natural Pressure Release before manually releasing the pressure.
  9. Stir and serve.

Makes 8 ( 1 and 1/2 cup) servings

4-7 PersonalPoints™ per serving*

*This number shows the PersonalPoints™ range. The points will vary based on your individualized plan.

Notes

  1. Make sure the crockpot is turned up to high when adding the biscuits-this will allow the biscuits to cook.

Smartpoints: GREEN: 7 Smart Points per serving or 5 SmartPoints per serving if using non-starchy frozen veggies
BLUE/PURPLE : 4 Smart Points per serving 

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 154Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 48mgSodium 807mgCarbohydrates 17gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 19g

Do not use the WW nutritional calculator to calculate points. The nutritional calculator does take zero point food ingredients into consideration and will not be accurate. Personal Point values and nutritional information is estimated and calculated using the brand of ingredients listed in the recipe. PersonalPoints values may vary depending on the brand of ingredients used and depending on your customized zero point foods list.

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