Quick and Easy Chicken Dumplings

You don't need a long Sunday afternoon to serve savory, heartwarming chicken and dumplings for dinner when they can be so quick and easy to prepare. With our quick and easy recipes, you've got a chicken and dumpling dinner in no time.

See Popular Quick and Easy Chicken Dumplings Recipes

Chicken and Peppery Dumplings

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Leftover chicken goes right into five-star status when you stir it into a hearty soup along with scrumptious dumplings and veggies.

Total: 35 mins

Easy Chicken and Dumplings: 30-Minute Meal

The name itself is ever so comforting: Easy Chicken and Dumplings, and we guess that's because fall is starting to cool things down a bit. What is it about the word "dumpling" that makes you think Mom is trying to warm you up inside before Jack Frost starts nipping at your ears? But there's an even better reason to like this quick and easy dish (click here for the recipe): It's fast.

Snowball Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

This easy chicken soup makes a tasty lunch for kids after a morning of sledding. Dumplings look like snowballs floating in this chicken and vegetable soup.

Total: 30 mins

Easy Chicken and Dumplings

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Get ready, get set, done! In just a few minutes, you can turn last night's leftover chicken into tonight's scrumptious dinner, complete with rich, creamy sauce and tender dumplings.

Total: 30 mins

Easy Chicken & Dumplings Recipe: 30-Minute Meal

The name says it all: Easy Chicken & Dumplings, a recipe about as fast as any recipe could be, especially for something that sounds, well, so hearty. So nutritious. So guaranteed to please on a cold winter's night.

Quick and Easy Chicken, Broccoli & Brown Rice: 30-Minute Meal

A quick and easy skillet dinner -- every night. Wouldn't that be nice? But also impossible, you say.

Old-Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings

Try this comforting and homey recipe for old-fashioned chicken and dumplings.

Quick and Easy Spaghetti Carbonara

I always like to try and re-create the meals I've enjoyed on my travels, and this Spaghetti Carbonara not only brought back some wonderful memories of Italy, it was so quick and easy to prepare that my husband and I could spend less time in the kitchen and more time reminiscing. It uses only 5 ingredients, and it's ready in just 20 minutes. When Under the Tuscan Sun came out in movie theaters in 2003, I watched Diane Lane fall hopelessly in love with the picturesque countryside of Tuscany -- and I, too, fell hard.

Quick & Easy Dips and Spreads

You want to lay out an assortment of dips that provide familiar flavors without any fuss.These recipes require few ingredients, a big mixing bowl, and a spoon to make and are served with chips.

Swedish Meatballs: Quick and Easy Meals

We're big fans of the smorgasbord, the Swedish buffet-style meal where groaning plates of herring, cheeses, salads, sausages, and vegetables present a perfect Scandinavian feast. And no smorgasbord worth its salt would be without kottbullar (Swedish meatballs). They're hearty, meaty party food (small enough so that they're easy to eat while you're mingling), and, served with a side of buttery noodles (sprinkled with parsley) or mashed potatoes, they're a great entree for nights when you don't have time to fuss.

How to Make Chicken and Dumplings

Practically all cultures have their own version of a dumpling. From Italian gnocchi to Asian potstickers to Indian samosas, dumplings are a universal comfort food, and many were invented as a way of stretching dishes to feed just a few more people or use up bits of leftovers. It's fair to say that chicken and dumplings is the American "dumpling" of choice. The dish is most commonly associated with Southern cooking, though history indicates the recipe may have actually originated with the Pennsylvania Dutch.

Quick and Easy Dinners for After Thanksgiving

No doubt two little words come to mind when you contemplate what to make for dinner on the day after Thanksgiving: quick and easy. What with all the baking, peeling, roasting, simmering, sauteing, and mashing that you've done in the past week, it's likely both you and your kitchen could use a break. But as sure as the sun will set, here comes dinnertime again.

Quick and Easy Dinner Before Thanksgiving

A quick and easy dinner the night before Thanksgiving? You bet. Any marathon runner can tell you that you shouldn't run a long distance prior to the big race.

Comfort-Food Classics: Chicken and Dumplings Recipes

Bring a bubbling pot of chicken and dumplings to the dinner table on a cold winter night, and you're an instant hero. There's something about the combination of creamy sauce, tender vegetables, shredded chicken, and fluffy dumplings that lights up every comfort-food button in your body. It's a hearty meal that feels like love in a bowl.

How to Make Chicken and Dumplings

There's a reason that knowing how to make chicken and dumplings is a point of pride among Southerners -- the dish has its own star on the comfort-food walk of fame!

Quick and Easy Recipes Kids Will Love

Kids are creatures of habit. Until they're not. It can be hair-tearingly frustrating to serve up something they loved yesterday -- like pizza or burgers -- only to have them turn their noses up, literally, and pitch their flatware across the kitchen.

Quick and Easy Brunch: Herb Quitatta

Simple, quick and much lighter that a traditional slice of quiche, this crustless fritatta brunch recipe has endless customization possibilities.

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